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Brilliant Reflective

Can you see me now? Brilliant Reflective safety strips are the topic of today’s blogpost review. But first a brief disclaimer: I received 16 safety strips by Brilliant Reflective (8 removable, 8 permanent iron-on strips) as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn...

Run Not on Roads…

As a historical sleuth (aka history major), I have uncovered newly-discovered evidence that George Washington, our First President of the United States, was a trail runner. Ironically, I wrote a speech that I competed with as a kid identifying Washington as the person...

Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day! We need to be good planetary stewards of the Earth, our planet, and its natural resources to keep our planet clean to improve the health and well-being of all and to keep natural beauty of the Earth intact and long-lasting for generations to come. How...

Pre-Race Trailrun Checklist

Before running today’s Empyrean Trail 5k race, I recorded a brief Periscope on what should be on your pre-race trail running checklist. Will talk tomorrow about the race with my race report and some photos. Enjoy!

Before running today’s Empyrean Trail 5k race, I recorded a brief Periscope on what should be on your pre-race trail running checklist. Will talk tomorrow about the race with my race report and some photos. Enjoy!...

Running Fortress

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing that song that way while we run. Hint […]

If and when we build that fortress around our run(s)…it’s not exactly how that song by Sting goes, is it? I know, fortress around your heart, fortress around your run. Very similar because we do run with and for our hearts, souls, bodies. But we could sing...

From Nose to Toes

From my nose to my toes, I really felt those relaxing runs this year. Are you surprised with my choice of key running body parts? Let me explain: My nose because of the cold air forcing me to cover it with a hat, some smoky days when air quality here in Lincoln was very low, […]

From my nose to my toes, I really felt those relaxing runs this year. Are you surprised with my choice of key running body parts? Let me explain: My nose because of the cold air forcing me to cover it with a hat, some smoky days when air quality here in Lincoln was...

BEATING THE HEAT & HUMIDITY!

How do you beat the heat? Here are some easy tips: 1) Run EARLY or LATE (predawn or at dawn with a headlamp or at/after sunset with a headlamp); 2) Run OFTEN (break your day’s runs into two runs if you need to so you don’t bake in the sun); and 3) ADJUST your run […]

How do you beat the heat? Here are some easy tips: 1) Run EARLY or LATE (predawn or at dawn with a headlamp or at/after sunset with a headlamp); 2) Run OFTEN (break your day’s runs into two runs if you need to so you don’t bake in the sun); and 3) ADJUST...

Beware the STRIDES of March!

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears: Remember the “Beware the IDES of MARCH” line in Julius Caesar (Act I, Scene 2 for us Shakespeare geeks), the famous Shakespeare play? Caesar foolishly ignored the warning of the soothsayer and the rest is history. Well, tomorrow is the Ides of March (March 15). And running is […]

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears: Remember the “Beware the IDES of MARCH” line in Julius Caesar (Act I, Scene 2 for us Shakespeare geeks), the famous Shakespeare play? Caesar foolishly ignored the warning of the soothsayer and the rest is...

Handle Adversity and Chaos-10 tips

Let’s be honest: sometimes bad things happen in life over which you have no control. How can you juggle adversity and chaos without being overwhelmed by them? Expect the unexpected and try to be prepared for (almost) anything-that will get you through many scenarios. First scenario: Surprise! Your Garmin/and/or GPS device/phone dies. How well do […]

Let’s be honest: sometimes bad things happen in life over which you have no control. How can you juggle adversity and chaos without being overwhelmed by them? Expect the unexpected and try to be prepared for (almost) anything-that will get you through many...