Drake Relays Reflections

This spring has been full of unexpected opportunities for me as a running fan. Kyle and I have a mutual friend that works for Drake University’s Athletic Department and he needed updated video and photo footage for promotion of the Drake Relays. This was my first time as a spectator at a track meet that…

If I don’t blog my race results, did I really run?

The answer, my friends, is yes, I did run. I’ve actually run quite a few races since the start of 2017. I’ve been a bit late in posting recaps about each race, mainly because life is busy and well, I’m out there living it. I finished up 2016 running multiple 5ks with descent times, considering…

Hark, an update!

AHHH! Life got crazy just after The Grand Blue Mile. A new project at work, trying to keep up my training for Dam to Dam, lots and lots of work… And now it’s half way through July! Damn, where did that time go?!?! I will have a race recap for Dam to Dam…as soon as…

Life’s been crazy!

In my quest to keep things real and to open up dialogue about living with mental illness, I feel that I should muse about the ups and downs of the past couple of months and the struggle that is living with depression and anxiety. At the end of March my life hit the skids. I…

February Update

As the days of February are quickly ticking away, I’ve been busy! Training for Rock the Parkway has officially started and I’ve had a bit of overtime at job #1. I’m still spotty when it comes to getting my strength training in. However, I have been working on organizing the rambled mess that my blog…

Goodbye 2015!

As it is the start of a fresh new year, I’m going to reflect on all that has been 2015. This year my running has improved greatly and I tackled a whole host of new challenges. I made new friends. I started to believe in myself as a runner and a whole host of doors…

Writing on Medium

I’ve started writing on Medium. It’s still a bit running related, but also a little bit deeper in other regards. I’m also trying to branch out and get more followers. We’ll see how this works. Here’s my profile link: https://medium.com/@IARUNNERGIRL