Gear to Help You Run Longer Distances

So you have been running and you want to start kicking it up a notch in regard to distance. When you first start you may think you only need a good pair of shoes to run. Well, it is one of the cheaper sports out there and it really doesn’t require too much to get itContinue reading “Gear to Help You Run Longer Distances”

Running Log Rundown

Blue skies, bust out those thighs. It has been gorgeous, sunny spring-like weather–optimal for running. My Vitamin D fix has been satiated. Every day I wake up and am grateful that I get to run without putting on layers and layers of fleece-lined spandex, nor facing such hot and humid conditions that slow me downContinue reading “Running Log Rundown”

Sarajevo’s Abandoned Bobsled Track

Nestled on Trebević mountain, winds an abandoned bobsleigh track built for the 1984 Winter Olympics. It has since been left to let nature and war reclaim it. It now shows its age and disrepair through graffiti, moss growth on the siding, bullet holes, and the crumbling concrete. Our hike down from the cable cars. They are happyContinue reading “Sarajevo’s Abandoned Bobsled Track”

Getting Your Family Involved in Running

If you are interested in getting your family involved in your running life, here are some ideas of where to start. Family hikes and after dinner walks. I think this may be the key. It helps kids if they have a base-level of ability. It isn’t running, but it is activity on their feet. HikingContinue reading “Getting Your Family Involved in Running”

10 Places to Visit in Southeast Asia

1. Krabi, Thailand Krabi is truly a unique experience. You will get limestone formations, caves that are on the coastline and inland, beautiful sandy beaches, fresh seafood at an after sunset barbecue, mangroves, rock climbing, monkeys, island hopping, and a chill party scene. 2. Kuching, Borneo, Malaysia If you dig jungle and sea, this isContinue reading “10 Places to Visit in Southeast Asia”

A Year in Sarajevo

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight, for a very long time, of the shore.” -Andre Gide Our first year is coming to a close in Sarajevo. We will be back for another, but I thought  it warranted reflection after having some time to take in our new home. The year wasContinue reading “A Year in Sarajevo”

12 Tips for Running in the Heat

It is getting hot out there. Time to talk about how to survive the heat and still log your running miles. Here are some tips that I can offer after years of running in the heat and humidity.  1. Frozen water bottle. Carry a frozen water bottle and alternate hands. Even put it on yourContinue reading “12 Tips for Running in the Heat”

Upcoming Races

I always like to have a line-up of races on the docket to look forward to. Spring to fall are prime race seasons, so there are a lot to choose from–it was hard to decide! Idaho, USA 🇺🇸 Update: I accidentally signed up for two more races in Boise. July 4th, Firecracker Frolic Half Marathon.Continue reading “Upcoming Races”