Category: journey

What is really going on, Kelly?

A penny for your thoughts.

10 Things Ultra Running May Do To You

Running a 5k was long distance to me at one time. I couldn’t wait until I reached that 3.1-mile mark. Many of the 5k races I ran had a turn on the course that gave the best sight. The big blow up arch announcing…

Join Team Face Mask Making

Edited 4.8.2020 Click Here to Jump to Quick Tips. I purchased a sewing machine when my daughter was two. I had this idea I was going to sew her one of those adorable dresses you see in whimsical toddler photos. I had the pieces…

Our Journey with Self-Confidence

I want you to visualize deep into your past back when you were a wee kid. What were your hopes and dreams? Do you find amusement in what your child-self found so impelling for your adult-self?  Or, were you that well-grounded child who knew…

Journeys Covered in White

The snow was slow to come this year. Fall is my favorite time of year so I didn’t object to the extended season. Plus, it was great weather for training. Although, when you live with snow nearby you must play in it.

10 Funny Running Memes

You like to run? You google search “running” to find motivation. And then you see it. Your life as a runner.

3 Ultra Marathon Movies to Fuel Your Motivation

Once I discovered my love for trail running, I started watching movies, YouTube videos, and documentaries on ultra running. I absorbed what I could about training, fueling, the ever-changing terrain, as well as the ups and downs runners face on each course. The movies…

This took a minute off my pace

  I recently saw a manual therapist, Eric, for arm and elbow pain that was interrupting everyday activities. A manual therapist is someone who uses hands on techniques to mobilize muscles, joints, connective tissue and nerves to facilitate healing and restore function. Similar to…

One Happy Friday

During this 2020 Covid-19 quarantine, I have happily spent time writing. I have also enjoyed visiting other blogs and reading the journeys others have shared. I found this blogger, Why Girls are Weird, and she had a post titled Happy Friday and she encouraged…

It’s Not Over, It’s Just On Hold.

It’s been a couple years since the ambition to run a 50k started. I found out about ultrarunning after a lady I met at a Ragnar training run told me she didn’t care what people ran in a week; it was in the day…