Happy Friday! Earlier this week Seth and Chris over at the Try Hard Things podcast featured me on the Instagram page. You can check that out here: https://www.instagram.com/p/B-pTrorhsDo/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Seth and Chris are both triathletes and podiatrists. They challenge themselves to try hard things through endurance sports and that has helped them cultivate tools to overcome life's challenges. I am sure many of us endurance athletes can relate 🙋♀️. Which
Listen to this post inside here & you will also get to hear some of my embarrassing "pump up jams" in the episode: https://anchor.fm/margsandmarathons/episodes/Time-Trials--Virtual-Races--Set-Yourself-Up-For-Success-ec6m9e I have a bit of a (fun) problem at the moment. Since October, I have set an unofficial, personal best time in a "time trial," rather than a real race, in the half marathon, 10k, and 5k. I really hope I am still running well when real races come back 🤞 My
If you would rather listen to this blog post, click the link below: https://anchor.fm/margsandmarathons/episodes/Citrus-Margarita-ebvdt9 One "luxury" I have greatly missed since the COVID-19 quarantine began, is how easy it use to be to get a "grocery pick up" time slot. Back in the good old days (two weeks ago) I could place an online grocery order before my 5am run and pick it up at 4:30pm that afternoon. As we are all experiencing, that is currently not how things work.
If you would rather listen to this post you can click the link below: https://anchor.fm/margsandmarathons/episodes/5-Tips-To-Stay-Productive-During-Quarantine-ebvi0r While I can not say I have ever been quarantined (I don’t think many of us have) I was a full time stay at home mom for a number of years and that can sometimes feel similar 🤣. It took me awhile (years) to figure out, but there a few things I strived to do everyday to keep my days at home productive. Most import
All of us have been impacted in one way or another by COVID-19. I have been trying to stay positive, but there have been moments I can not seem to shake the dark cloud that is looming over. I know that running and training is not the most important thing in life and this circumstance has certainly put that in perspective. At the same time, I know in the past when I have been going through a particularly trying time in life, having something to focus on, like training for a
If you would rather listen to the post, you may do so by clicking the podcast link below: https://anchor.fm/margsandmarathons/episodes/Mermaid-Turned-Runner-ebiupp As I shared in my last previous post, I started running less than 11 years ago. However, long before I was a runner, I was a swimmer. I like to call myself a mermaid turned runner #MermaidTurnedRunner I started swimming when I was only 5 years old and that first swim season did not go very well. I would not even