Hydration with Science in Sport

Disclaimer: I received Science in Sport Go Hydro to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review, find and write race reviews. Running in South Florida means I pay extra close attention to hydration year round. And, during summer months, hydrating for training runs usually means doubling my water consumption, while also adding in electrolytes. Sweat … Continue reading Hydration with Science in Sport

Tree-lined running path at Indian Hammocks Park Miami

For the Love of It – Journey to the 305 Half Marathon

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the 305 Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! “You compete better and stronger with a heart full of love, rather than with fear of failure.” No matter what you did when you were little – sports, art, music, etc. … Continue reading For the Love of It – Journey to the 305 Half Marathon

Becoming Miami Famous

Disclaimer: I received a free entry to the Miami Marathon and Half as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! A race is much more than a run that goes between a start and finish line. It is the culmination of a grueling training cycle with an event meant to celebrate … Continue reading Becoming Miami Famous

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Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

When it comes to marathon or half marathon training plans, generic calendars abound. Running experts from around the world have published calendars from Jeff Galloway to Hal Higdon and beyond. Then there are run clubs and run coaches who post vanilla calendars online. These calendars are great starts for first time racers. They do what they are supposed to do, guide and get you to … Continue reading Maximize Training, Maximize Results; Same Training, Same Results

Race day tug-o-war

Marathon Training & The Fight Within

“Training is as much for your legs and lungs as it is for your mind.” I told that to a friend I’m helping through her first marathon training cycle. It’s along the lines of something one of my running mentors told me. It is three weeks before our race and she had “that run” last weekend. You know the one – where everything seems to … Continue reading Marathon Training & The Fight Within

Steel Bridge

Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

Sure, we just began the New Year, but that doesn’t mean there is a lack of motivation, inspiration, or awesome stuff to harness. I’ve been catching up on a lot of podcasts and am immersed in two books, while still parenting, coaching soccer, working full-time, and training for my upcoming races. The other night I was talking to my 8-year old about the importance of … Continue reading Best Things I’ve Seen in 2020

Miami Marathon and Half – More Than Just My Hometown Race

Disclaimer: I received free entry and VIP to the Miami Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out bibrave.com to review, find, and write race reviews. As I think about my relationship with The Miami Marathon, it would be real easy to check the It’s Complicated box under status. Sure, it was my first marathon (2014), where my current PR … Continue reading Miami Marathon and Half – More Than Just My Hometown Race

Path in Muir Woods

The Brine | Issue 7 | 3 Lessons from the Last Decade

Ten years ago I was in a cast after severing my left ring finger with a chef knife. Thankfully, the digit was saved. What I learned the day it happened was to slow down. It’s amazing to look back on the past 10 years and see how much life and the world has changed. Little did I know what the past decade would hold, and … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 7 | 3 Lessons from the Last Decade

Holidays are here

The Brine | Issue 6 | Holidays & Training

Halloween decorations are put away, retailers are inundating us with toy commercials, and holiday music is already in the air. The craziest of seasons is upon us. And, every year it threatens to derail training plans. Oftentimes it is successful. Keeping your training plan in tact during the holidays is not difficult. However, it does take some planning and self-control. Done correctly, you can still … Continue reading The Brine | Issue 6 | Holidays & Training