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Crap I Learned from my First Half Marathon

My sisters and I decided to run the Emigration Canyon Half Marathon a few months ago. That’ll fit perfectly into my training I thought as I paid the fee and...

A Few Must Have Songs for Your Running Playlist

Maybe it’s just me, but when my jam comes on while I’m running, I have to mentally stop myself from sprinting for the next three minutes and whatever seconds. It’s...

Running Mantras that Work

Having something to say to myself to get myself revved up for running helps. Here are a few things I tell myself from day to day to get my butt...

Five Strategies to Break your Phone Addiction

As I drove to work today, I happened upon a strange sight: three cars next to me in each consecutive lane, with each person staring at their phone. It was...

The Lazy Runner’s Trick to get you out Running…Every Time

If you’re anything like me, that probably means you’re human. If you’re human, then that probably means that you don’t always want to do hard things. After a long day...

How to Document Your Next Trip… in a Way People Will Actually Want to See

We’ve all been there. Someone–Grandma, Dad, the next-door-neighbor–pulls out a photo album or a photo book and painstakingly describes each photo. Two hours later you decide you no longer need...

First Year Teacher Problems

What is something you feel could change about this class? Everything. What is something going well in this class? Nothing. It’s my first year of teaching, and it has not...

7 Ways Women Can Stay Safe While Running

A red truck. A red truck with a dent on the back left bumper. I feel like I’ve already seen this car. My eyes connect with the driver’s as he...

The Soul of a Runner

When I was in second grade, everyone knew Alyssa Grenfell was the fastest runner in Montana City Elementary School. I could outrun every single boy… even Jake, who was the...

The Pain is not the Problem

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us....