How to Stay Motivated in the Winter

When the days get darker and the weather gets colder, I have many people ask, “How the hell can you go for a run in this weather?”  It’s so hard to stay motivated in the winter.  Trust me, there are days when I would much rather stay curled up in bed

Ultramarathon Training Week 15

Ultramarathon training week 15 done and done!  Another week of taper down and just a few short days left before the Ice Age 50 mile!  Last week was a good week.  Granted, the end of the week was very hectic, emotional, and seemed like it was out of a terrible

3 Motivation Sources + Week 1 Ultramarathon Training Plan

This past weekend, I participated in a Thoughtluck around motivation.  We discussed how to define motivation, our motivation sources, and how our family/culture/society shapes our motivation.   I love these monthly Thoughtlucks.  They’re a gathering of people from all walks of life with the purpose of coming together to enjoy good food