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Wausau Bike Weekend Adventure! Part 1

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After thinking about it for several months and planning for several weeks, the biking adventure of the summer is upon us!  It all started out as a joke that we should ride our bikes to Wendy’s mom, via the Mountain Bay Trail.   The trail begins just north of Green Bay in Howard and travels […]

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Happy Birthday USA

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Liberty 5K in Baraga this morning was the perfect way to start the holiday festivities!  I put in my Black Rock Star Flower and was ready to run strong to the end. Zena and I met up at the start line bright and early.  After spending the better part of this week training together for […]

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Tough week!

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This past week (technically 5 days, but close enough) has been the toughest for me!  I never thought it would be so hard NOT to run! Last week I noticed my right knee hurting a bit during my workout with my trainer.  I contributed it to my hardcore three days in a row.  It started […]

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We Came, We Ran, We Conquered!

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2013 Bellin Run is officially in the books and we rocked it! Matt and I before the race This morning I woke up with mixed emotions going into this race.  Nerves and Excitement were all over the place.  It was my last race before I turn 40.  I knew that I had been training hard […]

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It’s going to be a busy summer…

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… but I wouldn’t have it any other way! With running events at least twice a month plus a few cycling events, it is going to be an amazing summer!   Someone asked me what all I was planning for this summer.  Here is the list (as of right now anyway) to include the events […]

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Starting off the month with a bang!

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In my mind, this weekend was officially the start of the summer running season. It’s close to the end of the school year, the days are getting warmer (at least in theory – Mother Nature has not been our friend so far this year so far) and my days that I am not able to […]

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Don’t let vacation stop your quest for success…

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…embrace it and the vacation becomes part of the success! The Memorial Day Weekend is upon us and we made the adventure Up North.  Time to relax, spend time with family and enjoy some quiet time.  Enjoying this time without sabotaging my hard work over the last few days is possible, I just need to […]

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Running addiction?

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I am now understanding how people can say that running can be an addiction.  For me, it’s not necessary the running itself, but the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes with crossing the finish line of an event, setting a new time PR or just finishing a run that you didn’t think you could […]

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Run for Home!

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Today marked the 3rd 5K of 2013! Elizabeth and I before our runs Honestly, the weather could not have been better to head out for a run with great friends.  Although we would not actually be running together since I was doing the 5K and everyone else was doing the 10k, it was fun all […]

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Lack of motivation? Stuck in a slump?

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I knew it would hit me again sooner or later.  It usually hits a few months after I join a gym.  This time it was 6 months before it really hit me.  Yesterday and Sunday I had a serious lack of motivation to get myself moving. While I was sitting at work yesterday, I could […]