Kayaking · Weekly Wrap

Week #1 of Fall Fitness

Hi everyone!  In case you missed Wednesday’s post, I’m finally starting to get back into a weekly workout routine again.  Whenever I’m not training for a race it’s hard for me to get into a routine each week and motivate myself to get to the gym, but I’ve actually been doing good so far!  Honestly,… Continue reading Week #1 of Fall Fitness

Bike · HIking · Injury · Kayaking · Swim · Trail Running · Yoga

Fall Fitness Goals

Hi everyone!  Fall is almost officially here, and in Alaska that means a total change of daily life for those of us that live here.  It’s going to become a very dark place with lots of slippery outdoor conditions soon, and it always seems like the transition from summer to fall is a big change… Continue reading Fall Fitness Goals

HIking · Kayaking · Weekend · Weekly Wrap

The Perfect September Weekend

Hi everyone!  I had a seriously awesome weekend and didn’t want it to end.  Fall is my favorite time of the year, so as soon as the colors come out I just want to be outside 24/7.  So on Saturday, we went out to Hatcher Pass with our friends for some hiking adventures.  One of… Continue reading The Perfect September Weekend

Friday Five · Living in Alaska

Friday Five: Fall Bucket List

Hi everyone!  Happy friday!  Here in Alaska, it’s definitely fall already and I’m loving it.  Fall is my favorite season – who doesn’t love the colorful leaves, chilly temps, and pumpkin spice everything?  It’s a short season in Anchorage, so I decided to join the Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney to talk… Continue reading Friday Five: Fall Bucket List

Trail Running · Weekend

A Bucket List Hike: Harding Ice Field

Hi everyone!  I’ve been trying to hike a lot this summer, and was happy to cross quite a few off my bucket list over the last few months.  But the #1 trail on my bucket list was still on there, and I was dying to cross it off.  My ultimate bucket list hike was the… Continue reading A Bucket List Hike: Harding Ice Field

Bike · Kayaking · Swim · Weekend

An Adventurous Long Weekend

Hi everyone!  I’m sad that Labor Day weekend is over, because it’s something I always look forward to.  My husband and I met on Labor Day weekend way back in sophomore year of college, and this year was our 10 year anniversary.  How crazy is that?! From 19 year olds at the University of Pittsburgh… Continue reading An Adventurous Long Weekend

HIking · Injury · Running · Trail Running

A Race Can Change You

Hi everyone!  As I get further away from the Lost Lake Run, and I begin to finally walk normally again and process what happened, I’ve got to admit something:  Lost Lake changed me.  I went into that race as an injured road runner who loved hiking, and came out as a trail runner.  Me!  A… Continue reading A Race Can Change You

BibRave Pro · HIking · Product Review · Race Recap · Running · Trail Running

Lost Lake Run Recap & Recovery with OOfos

Disclaimer: I received the OOfos OOriginal Sport Sandals to review as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews! Hi everyone!  Well, I did it – I’m a Lost Lake Run finisher!  On Saturday I hiked/ran almost 16 miles… Continue reading Lost Lake Run Recap & Recovery with OOfos

Friday Five · HIking · Running

Five Things I Love About Race Day

Hi everyone!  It’s Friday and I’m actually blogging – woohoo!  Because this is such an awesome event, I’m making sure to link up with the Friday Five Linkup with Mar, Cynthia, and Courtney for the first time in forever!  I missed blogging with you girls!  This week is a free Friday, so in light of… Continue reading Five Things I Love About Race Day

Running · Running in Seward Alaska · Trail Running

I Have A Very Big Secret…

Happy Monday everyone!  So, I’ve got a secret.  One that I’ve been accidentally keeping for months now (although technically I had one instagram post about it).  And since it’s happening this weekend, I might as well blog about it right now… I’m doing the Lost Lake Run this weekend.  I registered for it back on… Continue reading I Have A Very Big Secret…