Training for a 53k

What have I done to train for my upcoming 53k race? -I ran 70-80km a week. -I did a 34.5km trail race with quite a bit of elevation gain recently. -I tapered. -I will carb load today. There are ample Bosnian bakeries around to accomplish this. That’s about it. I am relying on years andContinue reading “Training for a 53k”

Weekly Running Log Rundown

Sunday: I absolutely love running out here at Vrelo Bosna. It is beautiful no matter the season. Today it was foggy and damp, making it look like the fall in August. There are always lots of runners making their way on the paths. It is a bit of a drive so we make a morningContinue reading “Weekly Running Log Rundown”

10 Tips for Traveling with Children

One might liken taking long-haul flights with children to endurance running. If you can endure pain for long periods of time, you can handle flying across the globe with your littles. Okay, okay, it isn’t that bad. We have done it countless times and we have survived each flight, so far. We just made aContinue reading “10 Tips for Traveling with Children”

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”

Mostar Half Marathon PR

My mom and her husband were visiting us in Bosnia and Herzegovina for our spring break. They had been hanging out and touring Sarajevo for a week prior to our holiday while we worked.┬áThen to kick off spring break, we took off to Mostar, a town in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, famousContinue reading “Mostar Half Marathon PR”

Wanderlust, from Burma: A Throwback

Traveling to Burma with a 17-month-old is not for the faint of heart. The idea to travel to Burma started in 2010 when they opened their borders, allowing the Burmese to explore the world and in reverse, allow others to experience their country. I believe it is because of this late acceptance of tourists inContinue reading “Wanderlust, from Burma: A Throwback”