posts tagged: Running

A #TBT to #PennRelays

Some of my greatest memories, and dare I say – moments, in my athletic career were at The Penn Relays.  Today kicks of the 121st year of the three day relay carnival. What’s so special about Penn?  It’s the 45,000+ … Keep Reading…

How Champions are Made

Today is National Student Athlete Day.  A day to recognize student-athlete achievement both on and off the playing field.  For me, being a student-athlete was one of the best parts of my college experience.  Not only did I gain an … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: I Remember Running by Darcy Wakefield

I Remember Running: The Year I Got Everything I Ever Wanted – and ALS by Darcy Wakefield My rating: 5 of 5 stars Let me start of by saying – ALS SUCKS. SUCK – SUCK – SUCK  – SUCKS!  (Yes, I’m … Keep Reading…

Rambling About: The Third Lap

Most Wednesday nights, our running group meets at the high school track for #WorkoutWednesday.  I haven’t consistently worked out on the track in years and I just love stepping onto the spongy all-weather track and the scent of sun-baked rubber … Keep Reading…

I See London…

Don’t I wish!  I have been watching the first three stages of the Tour de France, so have gotten to see a lot of gorgeous England and today they finished Stage 3 in front of Buckingham Palace.  But this post … Keep Reading…

Happy National Running Day!

    What do you think of the cool badge I made for National Running Day?  Get yours here.  .And after you get creative customizing your badge, check out the other cool ways you can commemorate National Running Day.  Tonight … Keep Reading…

What’s Your Passion?

I realized a couple years ago that my passion is girls and sports.  Sports changed my life and I can honestly say, that without sports, I wouldn’t be where I am today.  Sports has taught me perseverance, persistence and drive … Keep Reading…

What’s the big deal about National Signing Day?

Oh my gosh!  Tomorrow is National Signing Day!!  On this day, high school runners sign their National Letter of Intent to run Track & Field/Cross Country in college (and a few other sports like Football, Soccer, Field Hockey and Water … Keep Reading…

The Social Runner Chick: It’s all about the Donuts

Have you noticed all the races the non-traditional, novelty races that are popping up?  Let’s see – there’s The Color Run, The Hot Chocolate 15/5K, The Zombie Run, The Bad Prom, The Glow Run, Heroes vs. Villians…you get the idea.  … Keep Reading…

The Suckiness of IT Band Syndrome

Post half marathon, aside from motivation issues due to the cold weather, I’ve been plagued with IT band issues.  For those not in the know, the iliotibial (IT) band is the ligament that runs along the outer thigh from the … Keep Reading…