The Quick Read The Good: Everything! Lightweight, energy return, durable. The Not-So-Good: …..eh….um….limited color selection? Recommendation: Get it! (Readers, if you rather watch this review, you can here on our YouTube Channel) * * * Love can be based on many things. When I say I love Adidas Energy Boost 2 ESM shoes it is based on: […]

I did it. I missed my first run in 15 weeks. The first in 100 days! THE FIRST!!!! I know what you’re thinking – Christmas eve or Christmas day, right? Not even! Here’s the story: It was Tuesday like any other… At 4:00pm I left my desk and went into the restroom as “work Kim” and left […]

Week 14 has come and gone! This week held 3 memorable moments for me. 1) Wednesdays were officially deemed “Treadmill Wednesdays.” I prefer to brave the cold than to run on a treadmill. However, with the announcement that the Spartan Ultra Beast will be held in Tahoe, I really had to reconsider how flat Chicagoland […]

Travel. It’s easy to leave your scheduled runs behind when you’re enjoying a break from your every day. Here are five tips to ensure you enjoy your trip without sacrificing your runs. 1) Schedule (or reschedule) your runs the days leading up to your departure. – You’re in danger of skipping a run even prior to your trip. Perhaps […]

Fourteen weeks ago I made the zealous decision to compete in the Spartan Ultra Beast in 2015. This 26+ mile obstacle course race in the mountains takes an average of 11 – 13 hours to complete. Step 1: Train for a marathon in order to get used to being on my feet for 26.2 miles. […]