My husband Ken has been bugging me to run the "I Ran the D" 5k since its inaugural year last year. He saw signs for it when we went downtown to see The Lion King and said "We gotta do that one!" Unfortunately by the time we got around to actually trying to sign up… Continue reading Race Recap: I Ran the D 5k 2018
Today's blog is a little bit of a change of pace from my usual running talk. If you've been following me for a long time, you might remember my former blog handle - "The Keeping It Real Dietitian". After realizing that my blogs tended to focus more on running than being a dietitian, I became… Continue reading The “RD” in “RD on the Run”
"A marathon is the purest act of faith. It is a long journey made of single steps, with ups, downs and plateaus. Throughout the journey you move forward to finish, to help and to encourage each other along the way. Today you are rooted in your own body, mind and spirit health. On this Earth… Continue reading Race Recap: Glass City Marathon 2018
When I first met Maggie, I had no idea that she was a runner. In fact, I'm not sure if SHE even knew that she was a runner. Or at least, she had no idea what she was capable of. We met in January 2012 when she hired me as a part time dietitian in… Continue reading My Inspiring Mentor
With officially less than 7 days until I run the Glass City Marathon in Toledo, Ohio, I find myself reflecting on the similarities and differences between my training for each of my marathons. I am looking back on my training for this marathon feeling like it flew by and feeling like, did I do enough?… Continue reading One Week To Go…
Last week I was nothing but nerves because after running my 20 miler, the top of my foot was so painful I could hardly walk. I did all kinds of RICE: rest, ice, compression, elevation. On Wednesday I went with my friend Christine to a free injury clinic at a local running store. The PT… Continue reading Two Weeks til Marathon #3!