What’s a Pocket Run? + Ultramarathon Training Week 9

This weekend I had a “put it in your pocket run”. You know the song lyrics, “Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket, save it for a rainy day.”  A pocket run is similar. Even though I hate having them, pocket runs are perfect mental ammo for race day.     On

Be a Did: Running Motivation

Some of you may have seen me using the hashtag “Be a Did” in social media lately.  What does “Be a Did” mean?  It’s my way to motivate myself when I don’t feel like doing something.  I want to accomplish something and work towards my goals, instead of sitting aside and being a “Shoulda-Coulda-Woulda.”  

My Running Mantras + Week 5 Boston Training

I have mentioned a few times how I want to focus on strength and cross training this marathon training cycle and I’m aiming to do 3 classes a week.  Through my experiences, I have COMPLETELY fallen in love with yoga.  Something you never thought you’d hear a runner say.  (Confession, I always make sure to