Category Archives: run

If it Doesn’t Challenge You…

New Year’s Eve is upon us. In 2013 I had so many running goals and I accomplished many of them. Some of them fell by the wayside and life got in the way. Injuries got in the way. i got … Continue reading

Posted in #goalgetter2013, 2014, challenges, change, fitfluential, follow through, goals, Happy New Year, healthy habits, healthy living, how far you've come, marine corp marathon, MCM, moving forward, new year;s resolution, Personal best, Personal record, Resolutions, run, running, sweatpink, Trans'form', Uncategorized, year end recap | 20 Comments
It’s been an entire week!

Eeeeekkkk!!!  I can’t believe I haven’t checked in since last Tuesday.  My work schedule coupled with my new boot camp routine has given me tons of energy during the day but requires an early bed time if I want to … Continue reading

Posted in fitfluential, Flower City 5k, mother runner, PR, run, RUNNER, running | 5 Comments
Reach the Beach Relay Recap (part 1)

Buckle your seat belts friends!!!  This is going to take a few days to recap, which is only appropriate since it took a few days to run!!!  There is so much to share, I barely know where to begin!  I … Continue reading

Posted in challenges, fitfluential, Girls Gone Sporty, half marathon training, headlamp, hills, Reach the Beach Relay, Relay race, run, RUNNER, running, sweatpink | 10 Comments
Today was not a rest day

Saturday is my only rest day.  I know most of my fellow runners use Saturdays as their long run day, the day they prove to the world that they are in fact real live runners!!  I work most Saturdays so … Continue reading

Posted in Crossfit, half marathon training, LONG RUN, rest day, run, runDisney, RUNNER, running, training, wine and dine half marathon, wineglass half marathon | 14 Comments
Slaying Dragons and Making Dinner

I woke up feeling apprehensive about my run this morning.  That’s normal, since I’m insane always a tiny bit anxious about my long runs.  I’ve gotten a lot better about it but it’s a slow process!  I wish I could … Continue reading

Posted in crock pot recipes, fitfluential, girlsgonesporty, half marathon training, mother runner, pulled pork recipe, run, runDisney, RUNNER, running, sweatpink, wine and dine half marathon, wineglass half marathon | 8 Comments
Back to School for Danger and some fun with Comfort Foods!

With Danger heading back to school today, I can’t help but admit that fall season is quickly approaching.  Living in upstate NY, the snow follows the changing leaves very quickly.  It makes me crave comfy blankets, hooded sweatshirts and crock … Continue reading

Posted in back to school, fitblog, fitfluential, foodie, half marathon training, healthy living, kids, mother runner, pumpkin, recipe, run, RUNNER, running | 4 Comments
It’s Foodie Penpals Reveal Day!!!

This is easily one of my very favorite days of the month!!! For those of you who don’t know what Foodie Penpals are, where have you been?? Is it dark under that rock??? Now that we have gotten my snarkiness … Continue reading

Posted in blogger, blogging, fitblog, fitfluential, food, Foodie penpal, healthy eating, healthy living, run, RUNNER, running, sweatpink | 9 Comments
Exploring: A guest post from James at Vytalz

Being on vacation, I’ve found myself discovering and exploring all new places to run.  I’ve run through a State park, by and through several vineyards and along Seneca Lake.  Part of me is enjoying the new scenery but a few … Continue reading

Posted in fitfluential, guest post, run, RUNNER, running, sweatpink, travel | 3 Comments
Premier Protein Review and Giveaway!!!

About 3 weeks ago I received a box of goodies from Premier Protein to try and review and I am so very glad I did.  I was totally blown away by everything they had sent me to try.  I received 4 … Continue reading

Posted in girlgonesporty, giveaway, premier protein, review, run, runner. running. fitfluential, sweatpink | 39 Comments
Chasing Vacation! Goals for relaxation and Staying Motivated While Away!

Happy Monday!!!  Because I remind you every week, I will do so again:  I LOVE MONDAYS!  It is my chance to recap the previous week, appreciate my successes and mull over any lapses in my plan for opportunities to improve.  … Continue reading

Posted in goals, half marathon training, mother runner, run, RUNNER, running, Vacation, virtual 10-miler, Weekly Chase | 5 Comments