Brooks Levitate Review

Disclaimer: I received a pair of Brooks Levitate as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Brooks Levitate. I’ve had my eyes on these babies since the 2017 Chicago Marathon. I proclaimed I would buy a pair post-race as a celebration but the higher price…
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Handling Anxiety at Large Events

You may have or have not seen that I was at a work conference Tuesday – Thursday of this week. And if you were to ask me to sum it all up in one word, my instant reply would be overwhelming. Or anxiety. Or “give-me-all-the-xanax-please” (yes, I know that’s not one word but I figured the hyphens made it acceptable).…
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RnR Seattle: A Guide to the City

Disclaimer: I am promoting the Seattle City Guide as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Who is headed to Seattle for the Rock’n’Roll Marathon, Half Marathon or 5k this weekend?! If you are, I’ve got the perfect thing for you! We (BibRave) teamed up with…
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11 Things You Will Learn When You THINK Your Life Just Fell Apart

Almost a year ago I wrote this post, the most vulnerable thing I had written at that time. I promised to continue to be real and raw with all of you so here’s to wrapping up the past year: one that brought change, growth, love and all the thanks with 11 things you will learn when you THINK your life…
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May #MoveOfTheMonth: Recovery Hip Flow

With the recent mindset switch to strength and short distance speed, it only seemed right to incorporate a #MoveOfTheMonth challenge. Each month, I’ll share one move that I will be doing every day (reps tbd) to increase my strength. The move will be designed to complete with limited equipment and in a 10 minutes or less. I thought it would…
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The Summer of Strength & Speed

Post-Wisconsin Marathon, I’m having all the feels. Pride, strength, determination, defeat, shame. However, nothing can keep me away from the sport I love so here’s what I’ve got coming up on my schedule: Chase Corporate Challenge Thursday, May 24 3.5 miles Goal: be smart and complete it as hard as my legs are willing Team Salute Race Sunday, May 27…
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The Wisconsin Marathon Recap & An Important Lesson Learned

Nearly 6 months of training came to a close last weekend and while I am proud to say I finished my third marathon, things did not play out how I had hoped. But let’s back track about a month to when Eric and I had our regular status. (This is a long one, so buckle up and maybe grab a…
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CTM Band Review

Disclaimer: I received the CTM Band as part of being a BibRave Pro, however all opinions are my own. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro and check out BibRave.com to find and review races! As I’m winding down my training and amping up my recovery, the CTM Band has been a crucial tool in making sure I’m 110% ready for race day.…
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