Oh Dark Thirty 🌙

For a long time, I hated running in the dark. I was worried I'd get chased by a dog, hit by a car, trip or fall, and it's disorienting not being able to clearly see where I'm going. Once again through the process of time, running continues to change me. As the seasons shift and [...]

“Plan for Everything Control Nothing…”

Deena Kastor (2004 US Olympic Marathon Bronze Medalist) 🇺🇸🥉 Today I was out early as the weather is finally really warming up. If I wait too long to head out for a long run, the heat reminds me of how costly sleeping in can be. Today's workout focused on a negative 10k split. Normally I [...]

Adios April 😀

Today's track workout consisted of 3- mile intervals at a 7-minute pace. Even though speed work is challenging, I enjoy these workouts because they bring quantifiable results. April has been a productive month, with 2 half-marathons completed under 1:40 minutes and 181.5 miles ran over 27 days. 📆 The spring racing season will soon be [...]

May Day 💐🌞🌸

Sometimes while running, you just gotta stop and smell the beautiful spring flowers. 😍 Today was a nice easy run before full body weights. Lifting after a longer-run gives me ample opportunity to reflect on what it really means to finish strong. 🏋🏾‍♂️ If I tell myself I'm tired, and my task is hard, my [...]

Majestic Mountain Beauty 🏔💗

Sunrise in Northern Utah's mountains never disappoints. After a long work week, there's a temptation to sleep in and relax. However, as the spring flowers bloom and weather begins to warm, this familiar canyon calls my name. In this picture I stand approximately 10 miles from my front door. Behind me, glorious 11,752ft snow- capped [...]

Friday Favorites 💕

There's just something fabulous about a Friday afternoon run at the end of a long work week! Welcoming the weekend never felt so good! ✌🏻 • #springrun #runnergirl #grateful #workhardplayhard #dowhatyoulove #runtofeelfree #restandregenerate #runningonresilience #autoimmunewarrior

Trail Time 🏔

#IrunUtah #garmin #utahtrails #beautifulutah #irunthisbody #dowhatyoulove #getoutdoors #springtraining #runningonresilience #crohns #hashimotos #tierrasunglasses #teamsparkle One advantage of actually living in the mountains is I can run the trails any time. With a Canyon 3 miles from my front door, and trails into the mountains that are apart of my city, my options are endless. The view [...]