RACE START: Dec 2 2018, 5:15 AM

Natural-style running minimizes foot injuries

I’ve been dealing with a nagging foot injury.  If you’ve been there, you know how I feel: unhappy, very unhappy.  I’m dealing with it by resting of course and using the time off from running to research foot injuries.  In the process I’ve been exploring natural-style running with the help of our guest blogger, George Colombo who has gone all the way with barefoot-style running.  Thanks Georg ...[Read More]

Whole Heaven Pie: Jamaica and the Reggae Marathon

I discovered the beautiful island of Jamaica in 2004 when my husband and I were married on the beach in Ocho Rios. From the second I stepped off the plane, I felt like I found my little slice of Heaven.  My first trip to Jamaica marked a huge turning point in my life both emotionally and physically.  For one, I married my soul mate who to this day has shocked me with the amount of unconditional lo ...[Read More]

Jamaica beyond Negril and the Reggae Marathon

Don’t get me wrong, I love Negril and the Reggae Marathon.  I plan my entire year of running and training around the first Saturday of December.  I especially love the feeling of running along the road along the beach in Negril. But there is life beyond the gorgeous miles of soft white sand and warm clear water.  If you want to get beyond that and enjoy a little of what makes Jamaica really specia ...[Read More]

Another marathon? Are you ready for the open road?

“Another marathon? Have you asked yourself that question with dread?  I’ve ‘been there, done that’ and know very well that lots of things  affect your motivation to train for another marathon. Maybe you didn’t have a great run and feel unhappy with your results.  Maybe you had a great race but are fatigued or burned out because you either rested too long or not long enough. If any of these s ...[Read More]