The Case for Over-Loving

‘Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no...

Running to 40

Nussdorf, Germany 2pm on a Sunday. The last race before I turn 40 years old. It’s cold here in Europe. Road races still happen but they...

Two Girls and a Bagpipe

Do you ever wake up and think, ARE YOU KIDDING ME WITH THIS? 6pm on a Friday. Somewhere in Germany. I found a gem – a Friday night 5k....

Just Do It. Good Grief.

My name is Kathy. It has been three months since my last road race. I have a million excuses. Three months of excessive transatlantic...

Running in Cruise Control

Sarasota, Florida. 8am on a Saturday. I CAN’T STOP SWEATING. The only thing worse than Florida at the cusp of May is running a road race...

North & South Carolina

I’ve finished the Southeast and the Mid Coast Atlantic on my journey to run a road race in all 50 states to honor my father and his...

The Delaware Easter Bunny

Cherry Blossom 5k in Wilmington, Delaware 9:30am on a Saturday. This was a blah race. Not because anything bad happened but because...

Louisiana

3 races, 3 states, 40 hours. MS/AL/LA Louisiana — 8:30am on a Sunday My flight left New Orleans Sunday at 10:45 AM. The race was 20...

Alabama

3 races, 3 states, 40 hours. MS/AL/LA Alabama — 6pm on a Saturday Holly and I left Mississippi and drove a few hours to Orange Beach,...

Mississippi

3 races across 3 states in 40 hours. MS/AL/LA. The DEEP south.(check back for. Alabama and Louisiana.) Mississippi — 8am on a Saturday My...

Florida. Roll with it.

Sarasota, Florida. 10am on a Saturday. I wasn’t suppose to run in Sarasota. I was supposed to run in Melbourne. But life happens. I was...

Maryland

Baltimore. 2pm on a Friday. I’ve lived in Maryland for 2.5 years. When choosing a place to live, I looked at a map and decided I wanted...