TotR: Where I Run (in pictures)

For today’s Tuesdays on the Run,  My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I want to share photos of where we run!  And we can’t wait to see your running scenery.  I have three main running areas.  The first is the neighborhood where I live.  It’s super convenient, is fairly shaded, especially early in the day, and has low traffic.  On the downside, there are occasionally neighborhood dogs wandering around who have escaped … Continue reading

TotR: Social Media Share

Today’s Tuesdays on the Run topic is a Social Media Share – this one is a little different, we wanted to do an easy-peasy one since we figured everyone would be worn out from a busy Independence Day weekend!  All you need to do is to leave a link to a social media account (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, whatever new stuff they’re coming up with now that I don’t quite understand yet…Periscope I’m talking to … Continue reading

TotR: 2015 Goals Update

I’m hoping that Patty from My No-Guilt Life and Erika from MCM Mama Runs have better news to report than I do for today’s Tuesdays on the Run topic: 2015 Goals Update. Back in January, we all shared our goals for 2015 (here are mine) and six months later, we’re revisiting them to see how we did.  Here are the goals I set for this year and how I’ve done so far (spoiler alert…not so … Continue reading

Challenge Race Tips

For this week’s Tuesdays on the Run, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are exploring the art and science of running challenge races.  The most famous of these is the runDisney Dopey challenge consisting of a 5k, 10k, Half and Full on consecutive days.  I’m not quite up to even thinking about tackling that monster, but I have done several challenges, mostly consisting of a 10k and then a … Continue reading

TotR: Running Alone vs. In a Group

This week’s Tuesdays on the Run is all about whether you prefer running solo or in a group.  Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are excited to host the discussion, but we’re especially looking forward to reading about your take on it. I’m a classic introvert.  Every single personality test I’ve ever done puts me smack dab in the Sheldon Cooper zone.  People may be necessary but they sure … Continue reading

TotR: Hot Weather Running Tips (Florida Version)

Join us for today’s Tuesdays on the Run linkup with Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs.  Today we explore how to cope with the heat of summer running. I know some people just love to run in the summertime.  Most of those people live in climates where the winters are harsh and long and the joy of running without tons of gear (things that are foreign to me like neck gaiters … Continue reading

TotR: Running Breaks

For this week’s Tuesdays on the Run, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are taking the proverbial path less traveled to discuss running breaks.  It was kind of funny that when this topic was brought up, all three of us just happened to be in the middle of a break from our running schedules. I’ve taken running breaks for a variety of reasons.  Sometimes it’s a planned taper that … Continue reading

TotR: Compression Gear (love it or leave it?)

For Tuesdays on the Run, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are sharing our thoughts on compression gear.  You know, that running gear that you have to shimmy into like those high school jeans.  There’s a huge variety available, from socks to pants to shirts and just about everything in between. I’ve only ever tried compression socks and compression sleeves (contrary to what you may think, sleeves are not … Continue reading

TotR: McFarland USA

For Tuesdays on the Run, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs and I are sharing our favorite inspirational running movies and books. I’d love to read about yours too!  I’m still loving one of my new favorites, so I’m refreshing my post about it here! I was excited to learn I sent my RSVP in time to get a spot in the runDisney Blog Meetup to see McFarland USA at Downtown … Continue reading

TotR: Running Hacks – Just Breathe

Today’s Tuesdays on the Run linkup with Patty from My No-Guilt Life, Erika from MCM Mama Runs is all about running hacks.  You know, those tips, tricks and techniques that make running easier.  Mine is all about breathing. We all know how to breathe, but there are lots of questions for the best way to breathe on a run.  Nose or mouth?  A certain pattern? How do you get your breathing under control when you’re … Continue reading