Running

Ed Anacker Bridger Ridge Run is On My Mind

Ed Anacker Bridger Ridge Run is On My Mind

A few years ago I had the chance take part in the making of a short film about the community…

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A North Face 50K    Birthday Present

A North Face 50K Birthday Present

Spending my birthday getting dirty running the trails through Golden Gate National Recreation Area, John Muir Woods, Muir Beach, and…

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Running Rim to Rim to Rim

Running Rim to Rim to Rim

Choices are hard sometimes . I had already begun to imagine the dirty trail beneath my feet, the view, the…

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We Run in Good Times

We Run in Good Times

We get to run when all is well. Right now all is not well in the communities where I work…

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What worked for you in treating and preventing blisters?

Blisters are a big deal! I have made the mistake of thinking otherwise but, blisters can impede the ability to…

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Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother’s Days. Adventures Are On!

Mother's Day doesn't seem right unless I am on the Northern California Coastline unplugged and with my dudes soaking up…

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Three Principles to Rethinking the Workout to Get It Done

Three Principles to Rethinking the Workout to Get It Done

I have four full-time jobs.  I am mom to two beautiful boys, I am in a committed relationship, and I…

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Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Two: Determine Your Higher Purpose

Performance Nutrition Behavior Number Two: Determine Your Higher Purpose

Here is something for the next person who tells me "all this running can't be good for you" to read.…

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Human Powered Priviledge in Snow Shoe Running

Human Powered Priviledge in Snow Shoe Running

Being a mother of two very active, young boys who thrive on experiences in the outdoors, I am always looking…

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How I Became a Runner

How I Became a Runner

I have been a runner since the fifth, grade ever since my Aunt Kathy cajoled me into running The Rankin Run…

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Sitting Still Sitting Still

Sitting Still Sitting Still

In the book It Is Hard to Be Five  there is a part in the story where this five year old…

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Endurance Mamas

Endurance Mamas

My bib number is in hand. My clothes, race food & hydration, logistics to getting to the starting line are…

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Deep Nutrition Thoughts: Sweet Potatoes

Deep Nutrition Thoughts: Sweet Potatoes

  One of  the favorite parts of being both a runner and a dietitian is observing the eating habits of…

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Head Lice and a Boston Marathon Finish

Head Lice and a Boston Marathon Finish

When doubt set it in that I might not have the wear-with-all to run the Boston Marathon last April, one…

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Boston Marathon Energy Nutrition Plan

Boston Marathon Energy Nutrition Plan

Expectations for my Boston Marathon experience have been re-calibrated. Gone is the goal of a marathon PR. Boston marathon is…

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