When you are training, staying active, or just running long miles, nutrition is always the number one key to success. Nutrition is always the top priority for the two of us and has been the staple of our successful marathon training this year. When we traveled to Disney we made sure we had access to … Continue Reading

I started running right before I started college. I always played sports when I was younger: volleyball, basketball and softball. In college I wasn’t going to be playing on any team sports, so I decided to run towards to end of high school. I started running each day, longer and longer. I started racing in … Continue Reading

Morning temps up north are starting to dip into the 40s so, what better time to review our favorite cold weather running essentials? When you hit the road in the morning or late at night the breaking wind can be brutal don’t leave home without your: Polartec Power Neck Gaiter— A quick dry neck gaiter … Continue Reading

Pre-Run Post 15 miles– waiting for our bus at HS With 100 days to go until the Disney Marathon, our training is halfway through as we hit 15 miles this morning! Before coming to Disney, we were unsure of where we would actually be able to run 15 miles. The trails are limited in length … Continue Reading

The night before your long-run is prime prepping time. Here are a few easy tips for long-run prepping. Lay out running clothing Prepare energy snacks (gels, chews, beans) Charge any devices (watch, mp3) Set out sneakers Set your alarm, with time to prepare (and hit snooze 😉 Happy running! -S&R

If you’ve ever been to Disney, you know that you can end up walking at least 10+ miles per day while visiting the parks. In our case, we are training for our marathon in January and have to keep up with that mileage in addition! Going on vacation doesn’t mean you have to stop training. … Continue Reading

After a long run, or even a short run, our playlist is always filled with jams to cool it down, while stretching. Here are our Top 8 Cool-Down songs that have been playing on repeat! I Felt It Too– Taking Back Sunday This is not your early 2000s Taking Back Sunday, but we’re okay with … Continue Reading

Whenever R and I go running, the first thing we put on is sunscreen. It is so important to lather up in a good sunscreen before a run. You never know how long you will be out for and the sun is always peaking through the clouds, whether you can see it or not. There … Continue Reading

How many pairs of Balega socks is too many pairs of socks? The answer is none! You can never have too many pairs of Balega socks! These are our favorite socks, and they last a lifetime. I got my first pair in 2010, and they’re still in my drawer running races with me to this … Continue Reading

When we go hiking or running on a dewy morning the first bug spray we reach for is Badger Anti-Bug Spray! The spray is a pretty neat concept: it uses pure essential oils to repel bugs (this includes pesky mosquitoes!) The oils it uses are: Soybean, castor, citronella, cedar, rosemary, geranium, peppermint and wintergreen. These … Continue Reading