Tag: running

I Can’t PR, How Can I Say I’m Improving?

I Can’t PR, How Can I Say I’m Improving?

I’m trying a new link-up this week as inspiration for what to write and to connect with other bloggers.  It’s the Wednesday Word (hosted by DebRuns) and it happens on the first Wednesday of the Month.   This month’s word is Improvement. Improvement means has meant […]

It’s ok not to run long distances

It’s ok not to run long distances

It’s that time of year again.  You can’t log in to your running group’s message board without seeing tons of posts of people finishing half marathons and training for marathons.  It seems like so many of the group runs are aiming for longer and longer […]

Less un-prepared for a Triathlon

Less un-prepared for a Triathlon

A little over a week ago, I randomly decided to sign up for a sprint Triathlon.  My ankle wasn’t co-operating with my 2017 half marathon dreams.  So I decided to see if I enjoyed triathlons.  If I enjoy this one enough, I’ll probably aim my […]

Five New Hampshire Runners to Follow

Five New Hampshire Runners to Follow

Welcome to the Friday Five. Today’s topic is running friends. My number one running friend has 4 legs, likes to sleep under my bed, and only has a rarely updated social media presence. But he’s without a doubt my favorite and the only person I […]

Potential Half Marathon Training week 2

Potential Half Marathon Training week 2

Week 2 of potential Half Marathon training has me worrying that I may want to give up planning on a fall half this year. My ankle was feeling stiff on Sunday after going to the trampoline park with my daughter on Saturday. So it's the […]

Places to Run: Wildcat Falls Conservation Area, Merrimack, New Hampshire

Places to Run: Wildcat Falls Conservation Area, Merrimack, New Hampshire

As the crow flies I'm pretty sure Wildcat Falls Conservation area is only a couple miles away from my office in Merrimack New Hampshire, but getting there always seems a little complicated.  The main parking area is a 12 minute drive away, and that's assuming […]

5 Fall Half Marathons in New Hampshire

5 Fall Half Marathons in New Hampshire

I’m a bit of a half marathon lover.   I think on some of my social media profiles I call myself a Half Marathon Conaisseur.  And my favorite season for running is without a doubt fall.  When I’m not injured I try to maximize the […]

Early august rambling (TOL #3)

Early august rambling (TOL #3)

I think this post will be even more rambling than my usual Thursdays are for Thinking Out Loud Post.  I talk about erging again, the best books I have read lately, some new blogs to follow and my current favorite book.  So thanks again to […]

Places to Run: Ball’s Falls Niagara Ontario

Places to Run: Ball’s Falls Niagara Ontario

When I tell people where I grow up, I generally just tell them I grew up near the Canadian side of Niagara Falls. It’s a much easier reference than St. Catharines. Most Americans that are familiar with that name associate it with a somewhat notorious […]

Hard earned medals

Hard earned medals

Back in my glory days, as a high school rower, my room was filled with medals. It didn’t matter if it was a participation trophy for coming last place in hockey or my national championships gold, all were on display in my room. The end […]