Just a Few Things…

Bows

Just a few things that are on my mind this week before Christmas. First off, have you entered to win the $100 giveaway yet?  Learn about all the Bakken Invitation honorees and how they survived life threatening conditions and now use their second lives to give back. You can win a $100 Visa gift card […]

On Running: Mizuno Wave Rider 18 Review

Wave Rider 18_9

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. The above is called a disclosure and it’s required to let you know about sponsored relationships. Now let me give you another, personal disclosure: I made the switch to the Mizuno Wave Rider several years ago (circa version 15) and I’ve never looked […]

It’s Time to Rock and Roll!

Vega Sport 4

Are We Ready to Rock and Roll? I say this way too often, but damn! Time flies. When I first decided, back in January, to sign up to run my first marathon in over eight years, this date seemed so far away. Yet now, in two more days, I’ll be standing at the start line […]

Mizuno Wave Rider 17 Review and a Brilliant Run

Mizuno2

The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Mizuno. I’ve been running a long time. A really long time. And throughout that time I have been on the lookout for the perfect running shoe. I tried heavy, “motion control” shoes because I was told that I over-pronated. I ran for years in […]

La Jolla Half Marathon Race Report

Penny Shoe Dog

Pre-Race Emotions Finally, the weekend was here. I hadn’t been this nervous about a race for years. For one thing, this was the first half marathon in years for which I actually trained seriously. All the long runs, all the speed work, all with the goal of running a two hour half marathon.  In addition […]