Running Shoes Series: Meet Laura, @nebraskarunner, and her road to Boston

It's been a while since I ran a feature on an awesome runner, and I couldn't think of a better person to help me kick the Running Shoes series back into gear than Laura. See, I knew Laura before she had a cool running account on Instagram (renegade cow!). I've followed Laura's training for over … Continue reading Running Shoes Series: Meet Laura, @nebraskarunner, and her road to Boston

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Train Smart, Race Smart: Three Essential Race Day Lessons

Today I am sporting my 2016 Akron Half Marathon finisher shirt (one of my favorite shirts and one of my favorite races). This is a race that, by my own standards, I completed bombed. I set the unrealistic goal of a sub-2 hour half, and when I went out of the date alongside the 2:00 pacer, … Continue reading Train Smart, Race Smart: Three Essential Race Day Lessons

You Spelled “Intentional” Wrong: A Case For Redefining “Working Mom”

First, can you tell I am back in an academic setting? When titles of blog entries include the words "a case for," it should be obvious that my head is stuck in research in some kind of way. Anyway... Lately, I have thought a lot about this whole "working mom" thing and how it's often … Continue reading You Spelled “Intentional” Wrong: A Case For Redefining “Working Mom”