10 Years of Bun on the Run!

I wrote my first blog post here 10 years ago. I had qualified for the 2012 US Olympic Marathon Trials, was a newly signed Brooks athlete, and found out I was pregnant just over a month before the race. I was having a rough first trimester and was looking for running mother inspiration - check …

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Holiday Book Gifts – and a Quick Catch Up

Hello Readers - and Runners! It's been a minute since I last wrote about running progress. The fall has been exceptionally busy, full of a new school, a toddler in day care, and of course, being on tenderhooks with an ongoing pandemic. First: I published a book with Mountain Press! Hooray! Colorado Rocks: A Guide …

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Running…at almost one year postpartum

Over the past few months, I have been working slowly on returning to running after having baby #3 on year ago last May. This spring has been a series of starts and stops, far from the consistency I usually work towards. What has been consistent is that I am making progress towards running farther and …

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Trail Etiquette

As a runner, sometimes it is confusing to know who gets to go first, who steps to the side when you are passing someone or meeting another person or group while on the trail. Trail etiquette - another term for manners and processes - are fairly basic when it comes to multi-use trails. In this …

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Podcast fun!

This week I was glad to sit down with Seb on the Running NM podcast and talk about a range of topics from high school running to family to motivations. Check out Episode 42 here!

Where we are now

We're a solid week (or more) into our new reality of no school, work from home, self-isolation.  The new reality of coronavirus has had a profound affect on all of our family members, though we're happily able to weather these stresses together and - thus far - in good health. Most noticeable change for the …

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Modeling (as in, role modeling)

Last post I wrote of some overarching goals I have in active parenting. These goals are uniquely mine, and I hope sharing these thoughts is helpful.  I do believe that in order to truly promote an ideal (e.g., “being active and self aware”) to a person - especially a child, it is critical to model …

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Let’s Talk Morning Routines!

I was happy to talk with Another Mother Runner about morning running routines with a group of other women runners. Take a listen to the podcast  (#399) here! My biggest advice: Find what works for you, and make it as absolutely fail-proof and streamlined as possible in order to work towards consistency. What's your morning …

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Finding focus for the New Year

Last week I took a day off work and went on a hike with my husband. This first week back to ‘regular life’ after the holidays was a hectic one: new schedules, new after school activities, filtering and organizing the newly imminent 2020 tasks and deadlines. Plus two doctors appointments for me, including my important …

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Mothers Need Each Other

This is my third pregnancy, and it's a new and familiar feeling. Each pregnancy is unique, and so far I've been glad to be running most days of the week. I'm not running far, nor am I running fast, but I try to get out and enjoy the movement. One thing that has been key …

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