Safety Tips While Running

Many women continue to reflect on personal safety when leaving their homes and participating in something that shouldn’t be enshrouded in fear. For most women, we don’t have the luxury of a completely carefree run. Personally, I have been doing long runs outside in the early hours of the morning for many, many years. IContinue reading “Safety Tips While Running”

Homemade Deodorant Recipe

This may seem tangential or tenuously connected to running, but hey, runners get smelly. Deodorant makes you less smelly. So, here is a recipe for a natural deodorant that is better for you and the environment and it is terribly easy to make. Here you go: Homemade Deodorant Recipe: 1 cup baking soda 1/2 cupContinue reading “Homemade Deodorant Recipe”

Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

Two years ago, I hadn’t even heard of plantar fasciitis. Now it feels like I only purchase shoes based on this. I also feel like I went half mad and half broke trying to cure myself. If you don’t know what it is, it probably means you are lucky enough to not suffer from it.Continue reading “Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis”

No-Bake Energy Bites

There has been an energy bite craze in recent history. I myself, have been susceptible to this craze. They are perfect for dense energy that you can eat before or during your run. They are easy to make, simple to switch up ingredients for when you want a change, small but full of fairly goodContinue reading “No-Bake Energy Bites”

When to Retire Running Shoes

As it is time for me to retire my old running shoes, it seemed like a good time to do a new post about it. The general advice is after 350-500 miles. For me, I run about 550-600 miles in three months, and that is when I start to notice that it might be time.Continue reading “When to Retire Running Shoes”

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”

Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3

Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3: Worn, Dirty, and Loved I would just like to preface with I am not being paid by Hoka to write this. I just really, really like Hokas. The Hoka ATR 3 is technically for the trail, but because it is light weight, it can easily be worn for bothContinue reading “Hoka One One Challenger ATR 3”

50k Gear Check

Do I send her with a stake, silver bullets or a garlic necklace? –An accidental haiku, by Mr. G As you likely know, I am preparing for my first Ultra. I have been gathering my needed gear for months now. What do you think–am I prepared or am I forgetting anything? 1. I am prettyContinue reading “50k Gear Check”