Favorite Things Friday – Running Clothes

In the last year, as I’ve evolved from a couch potato to a walker to a runner, I’ve discovered a few favorite things through research and trial & error that I’d like to share.  I’ll be doing “Favorite Things Fridays” to document my favorite things in different categories.  Running is supposed to be the simplest sport, just lace up some shoes and go for a run outside.  That may work for some people, but there … Continue reading

Racing for Beginners – Picking your first race

Learning from My Mistakes: Since I’ve started running again, I’ve only run one race, a 10k Turkey Trot (1:07 clock finish).  However, I started my running career in my twenties, before kids.  And, in my inimitable style, my very first race ever was a half marathon.  Really.  And it was a local one, out and back along a country road with three water stops.  The only entertainment was trying to avoid the roadkill along the … Continue reading