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2019 Rails to Trails Marathon Race Report

2019-10-17T16:02:58+00:00

This season we were looking for something a little different for our fall event. We had done a lot of exploring, hiking and saw a lot of new nature trails, state parks, bike trails, waterfalls

2019 Rails to Trails Marathon Race Report2019-10-17T16:02:58+00:00

7 tips for staying motivated after your fall race

2019-10-16T18:26:26+00:00

The post-race blues really are a thing. Similar to any other major event in our lives - planning a wedding, childbirth, reaching a huge goal in life - runners can become saddened after they cross

7 tips for staying motivated after your fall race2019-10-16T18:26:26+00:00

8 Ways to Save on School Supplies

2019-08-09T12:47:10+00:00

Wow, I am still in denial that is already August. Summer's been fun. But, the school year is right around the corner. I can tell, because my inbox is being flooded by messages from various

8 Ways to Save on School Supplies2019-08-09T12:47:10+00:00

So, why should you strength train?

2019-07-18T16:29:42+00:00

Being so passionate about running, all I use to do was run, run ... and (you guessed it!) ... run! I loved what running did for me both mentally and physically. I loved how I

So, why should you strength train?2019-07-18T16:29:42+00:00

Tips for Running in the Heat

2019-07-03T15:46:51+00:00

With the warmer summer months finally here, it can be easy to get discouraged by the heat and sun. Plan ahead and have all of your necessities on hand and available for your next run.

Tips for Running in the Heat2019-07-03T15:46:51+00:00

A morning adventure to Schumacher Farm Park

2019-06-11T19:50:27+00:00

The marathon mommy minivan has driven past Schumacher Farm Park in Waunakee numerous times, during our adventures over to the west side of Madison or to attend races in Waunakee. I had recently noticed county

A morning adventure to Schumacher Farm Park2019-06-11T19:50:27+00:00

Exploring Ottawa Lake and Scuppernong Springs Nature Trail

2019-06-06T19:51:01+00:00

Last weekend we visited the Ottawa Lake Recreational Area in Dousman - in the Kettle Moraine Southern Unit.  Dad was looking for somewhere new to swim in open water and we were looking to explore.

Exploring Ottawa Lake and Scuppernong Springs Nature Trail2019-06-06T19:51:01+00:00

5 Runs + Coffee stops in the Madison area

2019-05-20T19:47:33+00:00

I love combining my runs, hikes and workouts with another fun outing -- often a visit to a local coffee shop. Here are some of my favorite coffee shops to run from and refuel with

5 Runs + Coffee stops in the Madison area2019-05-20T19:47:33+00:00

Our favorite bug spray: REPEL Lemon Eucalyptus

2019-05-20T17:43:46+00:00

People often ask me what bug spray works best for my long runs, working-out outdoors and what I use on all three of my kids. We were introduced to REPEL lemon eucalyptus insect repellent a

Our favorite bug spray: REPEL Lemon Eucalyptus2019-05-20T17:43:46+00:00

Snag Baby Diva’s “Hiking Shoes”.

2019-05-20T17:44:28+00:00

See these cute pink, ruffled sweat pants here??!!  Baby Diva has named these her "hiking pants". Every time I announce that we are going on an adventure, she digs into the bottom drawer of her

Snag Baby Diva’s “Hiking Shoes”.2019-05-20T17:44:28+00:00