Author: Lora

My Year of Running in 2017

Just like I seem to start every single blog post where I recap the month, I’m starting this one the same way. I really have no idea where this year went! It feels like it was just the start of summer, and here we are, just weeks away from 2018. Today, I’m linking up with Courtney to chat about my year of running in 2017. I absolutely love doing these recaps, so I hope you love reading it just as much!   Best race experience   Hands down, The Golden Ultra. This race weekend was absolutely phenomenal and one...

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Hiking Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, Canada

I can’t believe how long ago it was that I ran The Golden Ultra (and the fact that my hamstrings are just finally now feeling better… took long enough!). I wrote about a few of the hikes that we did while we were there, but I have a few more to share! In case you want to check it out, I’ve shared our hikes around Lake Louise and Moraine Lake.  Today, I’m talking about the hike that we did the morning of the first day of The Golden Ultra at Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park. I think that...

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26 amazing quotes for Motivation Monday

I don’t know about you, but my motivation on Mondays has been so low since we did the whole time change (mostly because it’s dark here for 60% of the time… so waking up early to run in the dark doesn’t sound appealing, and same for doing it after work).  One of the things that gives me some motivation when things get tough are some favorite quotes! So for some extra motivation Monday inspiration, check out these 26 quotes to get you going.                                 ...

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Take the dread out of dreadmill with these 5 workouts

It’s that time of year where the treadmill becomes our best friend… either because of cold weather or just being short on time. I don’t know about you, but I generally get SUPER bored when it comes to the treadmill. I definitely need to jam to a podcast or some music to get through the minutes that seem to last for-ev-er.    There are a few workouts I’ve been doing that make it feel a little less painful and even make the time go by really quick. So, for this Friday Five with Rachel, I thought I’d share them to...

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Holiday gift guide for runners [2017]

Earlier this week, I shared the best stocking stuffers for runners with my top 10 favorite items that can fit in their stocking. And today, I’m sharing my holiday gift guide for all the other stuff you can fill their lives with. Not just stuff = important stuff that will make their lives as runners SO much easier! So, drum roll please… my 2017 holiday gift guide for runners!   1. Sport Hooks – State Design   I love having my medals for my runs and showcasing what I’ve accomplished, but I’m also terrible at that last part. Thanks to...

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