Posts Tagged ‘ trail running ’

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: Retreating

Kingston Women’s reTREAT 2013 All of my posts are out of order this week. I was so tired on Sunday night that I couldn’t post my weekend’s adventures. Last weekend, I attended my annual summer women’s fitness reTREAT, hosted by Kingston Adventures. You might remember me writing about it last year. (And if not, here’s […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Just Run

Running for Boston “What’s it going to take to get you running again?” a friend asked me just last week. “Eh, I don’t know,” I said at the time. “I run, but I’m not really a runner, you know?” Now I know what it takes to get me moving. It takes Boston. As I sat […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: The Hardest 10 Kilometers

Recap: Skirt and Dirt Trail 10k I love a good race. I love trail races even more. I’ve run the Angel Island 12k for the past two years, but being a Captain with Team in Training means that I can’t just take a week off to spend half a day driving to Tiburon, hop on […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Training: My Retreat

Kingston Women’s Retreat Last weekend, I flew north to the Seattle area and went to the Kingston Women’s Retreat hosted by Kingston Adventures in Kingston, Washington. I honestly had no idea what to expect from the experience, and was admittedly a little bit nervous about walking into a group of 50 complete strangers. Sure, we […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: The Five Stages of (Running) Grief

We spent the weekend in Southern California, which meant a 7-hour drive south on Thursday afternoon (solo, with a 5-year-old), a side trip to San Diego on Sunday (1.5 hours down, 2 hours back), and a return trip on Monday (8 hours). I was desperate for a Tuesday trail run to get me up and […] Read More

What Would Betty Do Logo Betty Says: Bite Me

This week on the Facebook page for Run Like a MotherĀ (an excellent book for anyone who feels like their fitness needs to compete with work, family and that massive to-do list), they asked: So let’s talk trail running this afternoon. Curious: are you scared of it? If so, why? Animals, injury, getting lost, falling, something […] Read More