2016: Measured in Miles

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from Running Joyfully As the famous song from Rent goes, we measure a year in daylights, in sunsets, in midnights and cups of coffee… in inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife. And of course love! As I measure 2016,

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Jen Miller, I feel you.

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My sister who lives in Philadelphia recently started dabbling in jogging and naturally her ears perked up when she heard about a book some local woman had written about running. I found an interview with the author that intrigued me, so

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When to Go to the Well

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from Aspirations of a BA Steeplechasin’ Woman Come mid-May (Division 1 conference championship weekend), I am always reminded why I am so glad to be done with college racing. I miss the nice hotels, the prepared itinerary, and especially the

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Inception

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from She Runs, She Makes Yes, it’s a great movie. But it’s also the starting point of my… I can’t believe I’m saying it.. blog. Yes. That’s right. I said it. I’m starting a blog. It’s hard for me not

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What does it mean to be a “runner”?

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This is a question that I was asked at a house warming party last weekend. What qualifies someone as being a “runner”? My answer was something like – a person who runs more than three times per week for more

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Olympic Trials is THIS WEEKEND!

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from Marathons and Mechanisms Five days. FIVE! Man, less than a week until the Olympic Trials. Two years ago this weekend I qualified for this race at the Surf City Marathon in Huntington Beach, California. I had just turned 21 years old

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Athletics and Masochism…A New Era

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from Journey of Joegeezi If you have been paying attention to the NFL lately you will notice something brewing around celebrations after a Touchdown, Tackle, Sack etc. A few years back the NFL started penalizing athletes for excessive celebrations following

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Season Opener A Success!

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from hurdlesncurls This weekend was such a wonderful experience and a great way to open up my season. Let’s recap, shall we? Two weeks before I was set to come to Canada to open up my season, I got impatient with

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Representing Team USA in Scotland

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from Running Joyfully Earlier this month I had the awesome opportunity to represent Team USA in Scotland at the Great Edinburgh International Cross Country Challenge. It was my first time racing in the red, white, and blue and I was

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More on Caroline

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I mentioned my friend and teammate Caroline Williams in my last blog, The “Worthy.” Since Caroline was so brave as to let me use her as an example in my last blog, I wanted to share a little more about

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