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Why I Run

If you're a runner, you have inevitably been asked, "Why do you run?" There are a number of reasons to run: fitness, fun, calorie counteraction, just to name a few. I read an article earlier this week about this very topic and so I stopped to ask myself: Why do I run? Like most things in this world, it’s a little complicated. I’d like to say now, in my mid-twenties, I have a healthy love-hate relationship with running. But that…

Snowshoe 4th of July Pass

Can you believe all the snow we've gotten in the past week? Where was this around the holidays? Wherever it was, I'm glad it's here now. After doing some research via the Panhandle Nordic Club, we took advantage of the snowy weather and headed up to 4th of July Pass for a little snowshoeing with Juneau and my parents' yellow lab, Shelby. It was such a treat! The snow was light and fluffy and to make it even better we…

My Fourth in Instagrams

Hope you all had a fabulous Fourth of July! I know I did! My day was full of good food, outdoor activities, friends, and family. What more could a girl ask for? I started my day with a run with the Fleet Feet group and was shocked to see that even at 7:30 there were already chairs lining Sherman Ave. for the parade. Talk about some dedicated parade-goers. After that I had a ginormous breakfast with my parents at Michael…

Top 5 things to do while visiting for Ironman

Ironman weekend is upon us. Soon our small, city streets will be full of athletes and their families all visiting our beautiful town. While some locals dread this busy and traffic-filled weekend, some of us enjoy watching these amazing competitors and sharing everything that's so wonderful about our area. So a message to the locals: Be kind, courteous and welcoming to our guests. It's one weekend a year and it will have a positive impact on our local economy for…

Resolutions

Goals. Resolutions. We all make them; some we meet, some we don't. Every year there's so much pressure to set resolutions and so many of us give up in the first month or two. So why set them to begin with if we might fail? Don't think like that! Resolutions are great. It's the perfect time for a fresh start and new perspective. I think the best way to go about it though is to make realistic goals. Instead of…