USATF Coach Certified!

I'm excited to announce that I'm now certified by the USA Track & Field (USATF) as a Level 1 Coach! Classwork, study, and the worlds' longest online exam are done and I'm officially one grade up. I'm happy to be expanding my education and am happy to be also pushing my coaching experience to include ultra-running … Continue reading USATF Coach Certified!

Women’s Running Group – this weekend!

Hi Runners & Walkers - let's meet at the Abq Biopark at 8:30 this Saturday for an hour of walk-running and visiting. More information is at the Facebook site. Hope to see you this weekend!

Abq-area women’s running community

Join me and other women, moms & moms-to-be for an hour of walking, running, and discussion. Building athletic activity into a busy schedule can be daunting, especially as mothers. Come by yourself, bring your child(ren), or bring a friend. Want more information? Fill out the form below or message me on Facebook.

Runner Holiday Gift Guide, version 2016!

Holiday Gift-Giving season is upon us! Just in time for shopping season, I've compiled a list of runner-relevant gifts. Run happy, and shop happy, too! Run Bright: Knuckle Lights Winter running is often done in the dark. Stay visible and see where you’re going with Knuckle Lights! Read more in my recent product review.  Even better … Continue reading Runner Holiday Gift Guide, version 2016!

Outside, Inside

Fall is finally here in New Mexico, and there is no joy like being outside in crisp temperatures, surrounded by the quiet of nature. There are times when I need to escape from the tumult of life and just be with myself, feeling my existing, connecting with the world around. Here, in the chilly blue … Continue reading Outside, Inside

Knuckle Lights review

It's November.  Winter is coming: it’s getting cooler and mornings are getting darker. Much of my training is done in the early morning, in the quiet hours before children awake and work obligations flood my calendar. I spend most of my training time alone, logging miles, winding a solitary path through the streets and trails … Continue reading Knuckle Lights review

I’m a “Professional Runner,” I promise

This morning I ran, came home, and changed into yoga pants and a hoodie sweatshirt. I stretched for about a millisecond, scarfed down some tea and a crumpet (yes, I eat crumpets: with jam), made breakfast, dressed my two daughters, got one of them ready for her preschool field trip to a local pumpkin patch, took … Continue reading I’m a “Professional Runner,” I promise

Fall 5k Challenge

It's fall! It's perfect running weather! It also might be the time where you're feeling a lull in your training motivation after a long summer buildup for fall marathon races and it's getting darker and colder. If you're looking for motivation and in-person or online partnership, join my coaching groups and enjoy an active and exciting … Continue reading Fall 5k Challenge