Month: January 2022

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Fits Do Race Reviews: The Louisiana Marathon in Baton Rouge

Last Sunday, January 16, I completed my 38th full marathon and 27th state on my quest to run a marathon in all 50 states. For a full list of marathons that I have run, check out this page. If you’ve been following along with this blog, you’re probably aware that Dustin (my husband) and I were […]

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Weekly Recap: The Week of the Louisiana Marathon!

Yes, that title is correct! I ran the Louisiana Marathon today in Baton Rouge! After the Charleston marathon was cancelled, I was getting comfortable with having Boston in April be my next marathon. But then an instagram friend who was in the same situation mentioned that she was looking at the Louisiana Marathon- same weekend […]

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Machines for Freedom Summerweight Long Sleeve Jersey Review

With temperatures steadily rising and snow melting off trails, I’ve got summer mountain biking on the brain again.  As I’ve mentioned in other reviews, Machines for Freedom is one of my go-to brands for best-in-class women’s cycling gear.  Their summerweight long sleeve jersey is one of their flagship offerings and a staple in my steadily… […]

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A 12-Day Alaska Itinerary for Wildlife Lovers

Travel has been awkwardly restricted for a year now, but there is at last a light at the end of this weird COVID tunnel.  With that in mind, I’m finally publishing this post on Alaska, a trip I took in 2019, just a few months before the pandemic closed in.  Whether you’re already planning a… […]

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Denali National Park + Staying at Denali Backcountry Lodge

This post is part of a series on travel to Alaska.  You can read my primary post with our full itinerary here. Today, I’m diving into the details of our adventures to Denali National Park.  This portion of our trip was long, making this post is the longest and most photo-heavy in the series.  Below,… […]

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The Best Running Hat: Oiselle Runner Trucker Review

There aren’t many pieces in my wardrobe that are so rock solid that I wear them day in and day out for years at a time.  But today, I get to talk about one of them.  I own 5 Oiselle runner trucker hats and have worn them for almost every single run and hike for more… […]

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Weekly Recap: And, Charleston is cancelled…

Well, it kind of feels like March 2020 over here! I was not expecting the Charleston Marathon to be cancelled due to Covid in January 2022, but it was. I respect and understand the race organization’s decision, but that doesn’t make it less disappointing. I was excited for this marathon, my training had gone relatively […]

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Lululemon Free to Be Elevated Bra Review

The activewear market is flooded with cute sports bra options for smaller cup sizes, but even low-impact options are extremely limited for those on the fuller side of the cup spectrum.  Too often, bra designs are plagued by awkward quadraboob or droopy bust lines. Enter lululemon’s free to be elevated bra.  This newer style is essentially… […]

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You Know You’re a Twin Cities Runner If…

Happy Tuesday friends! I’m linking up with Kim from Kooky Runner and Zenaida for their Tuesday Topics link-up. The official topic of the week is “What did you learn from your worst race?” but instead I’m sharing a list of ways to know you’re a Twin Cities Runner! I’ll call this part 3 of a series- I wrote the […]

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The Week of the Oklahoma Marathon

Race week! By the time this is published, I will have completed my 37th marathon and 26th state in my 50-state quest. Hopefully! Here’s how race week went: Unfortunately race week coincided with a very busy work week where we were ‘strongly encouraged’ to be present in the office the whole week…which meant early early […]

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