Posts by Elaine :

Rattlesnake Sighting and New Snack Obsession – On my Weekly Training Recap

Another month behind us!  I say March was a successful training period with 80 miles in the books. After a much-needed visit to a massage therapist, my hamstring issues were behind me.  Not to say I didn’t have twinges occurring in other parts of my body, but overall I felt great!  I plan to head […]

This Self Defense class was not for me – On my Weekly Training Recap

What I envisioned for a self defense class was to learn tactics on how to defend or even better, escape from an attacker.  However I really didn’t know what to expect when I attended an hour class this past week.  Let’s just say, I need more than an hour to master the two specific moves we […]

5K Pi Day Run and Hoppy Trails – on my Weekly Training Recap

Two fun runs in one week!  Both with our local running store, Movin Shoes. Last Tuesday, they hosted a 5K fun run in honor of Pi Day and yesterday was Hoppy Trails #3 (keep reading to find out what is Hoppy Trails!)  I may have had too much fun as I find myself with barely […]

7 Ways Running Can Make you Happy

After finishing Calm’s 7 days of Happiness as part of my meditation practice and hearing the Simply Happy episode on the TED Hour Radio Podcast, I couldn’t help but think of how running is an essential source of my happiness. Interestingly enough, the points of discussion in the happiness sessions have direct parallels to running. […]