Posts filed under Destination Runs

Running on Vacation – Puerto Vallarta

We typically go somewhere south for spring break.  In past years it’s been Florida, South or North Carolina, Georgia.  This year we decided to finally get the kids their passports and go to Mexico.  Running on vacation is kind of the norm for me.  My family already knows that I look for every opportunity to… (read more)

AMR Running Retreat Recap

Taking some time off after a race sounds great (and easy) in theory.  In practice, however, it is hard work.  After 20 weeks of running considerable mileage I just feel so lazy.  So on the last day of my rest week following the Happy Girls half marathon, I’m reminiscing about last week’s retreat and looking forward… (read more)

5 Obstacles to my 20-mile Run

Two words – Snooze Button. Procrastination that added a good 1/2 hour to my “get ready” routine. Started my run 1 hour late! Hills this Flatlander is not used to! It’s hard to keep up the pace when you’re busy looking at the ground for tree roots and large rocks Check out time is 12:00pm…. (read more)