{Dealing with Disappointment}

{Dealing with Disappointment}

I realize that I’ve fallen off of the radar as of late, and for the first time since creating this blog I have taken a break from frequent posting (which any dedicated blogger knows is a big “no-no” if you want to remain relevant!). Much of this I feel can be attributed to a personal life … Continue reading

{Work Life Balance}

{Work Life Balance}

It occured to me this morning while driving home from an early morning Orangetheory Fitness class, that it has been a while since my last update. Although my recent silence has not been entirely intentional, I must admit that a step back from feeling the obligation of blogging has provided a much needed break. It seems that … Continue reading

{Race Entry Giveaway: Spartan Race Hawaii!}

{Race Entry Giveaway: Spartan Race Hawaii!}

As the world rushes off to the movies to watch the newest edition of the iconic Jurassic Park movies, we have been once again reminded of the mystery, the beauty, and the allure of the gorgeous island where the fearsome creatures are set loose to terrorize unsuspecting tourists. Why do I bring up Jurassic World … Continue reading

{Mud Endeavor 6: An Exciting Win}

{Mud Endeavor 6: An Exciting Win}

After three and a half years of racing and training, of physical ups and downs, and of personal struggles and triumphs, I am pleased to say that I crossed the finish line of Mud Endeavor 6 yesterday with arms raised high in triumph; I had won! As a working mother, fitting fitness into my daily … Continue reading

{Product Review: Reebok All Terrain Thunder}

{Product Review: Reebok All Terrain Thunder}

A little over a year ago, Reebok released the All Terrain Sprint and Super, a new line of OCR-specific shoes which were applauded for their cutting edge technology which featured a lightweight upper combined with a rugged sole and innovative water drainage ports. Yet while many avid Obstacle Racers have selected these Spartan Race inspired shoes as their footwear of choice, the … Continue reading

{Race Review: Rugged Maniac}

{Race Review: Rugged Maniac}

Having run more than 80 races since my very first 5K back in October of 2011, it now seems a rare occasion when I am presented with the opportunity to experience a new, unique race which I’ve yet to have toed the starting line. Although I am an avid fan of the many races which I … Continue reading

{The Mane Event: Tips to Tame Your Tangles}

{The Mane Event: Tips to Tame Your Tangles}

I’ve seen the question posed time and time again by frustrated women who are struggling with how to properly handle the epic and rather disastrous OCR tress tangles. Sweat, mud, dirt, and pond water can wreak havoc on long locks, making post-race de-tangling a complete nightmare. So what’s an OCR fanatic to do when we … Continue reading