100 beginner running tips!!

I found this blog post on a group in Facebook and thought all the beginners could use it and even the “old timers” might find something useful!!! 100 Beginner Running Tips Posted by Mark Iocchelli Filed Under: Learn to Run, Our Best Running Articles, Running Tips Welcome to the Complete Running Network 100 Beginner Running […]

Protein + Caffeine = AWESOME

The other day one of my main mamas texted me asking how I was doing.  We’ve had a busy month with MRTT with lot of changes so she knew I was running on fumes.  Of course – it was the morning after coming home from the Running & Fitness Event for Women in Chicago, IL…. I […]

15 Days of Healthy Habits

One of my biggest struggles in life is knowing that I “lead” a national running organization yet I struggle ALL THE TIME to stay on track with healthy habits. This summer has been rough…. with MRTT growing and keeping me super busy, 2 VERY high maintenance kids (Just turned 6 and 21 months), a house […]

Brew your own Kombucha

Half of you are asking ‘KOM-WHAAAAT?’ – for the others who know what it is, I’m sure you are divided into the “love it!” or “hate it” group 😉  This is for the LOVE IT group and for those interested in trying it! What is Kombucha?  Kombucha is fermented tea which is then lightly and […]

Crafting for Runners: Part 1 (Easy)

Whether you need a gift for your running buddy, or you just want to make something special for yourself! Check out our list of crafts perfect for runners!  We tried to include tutorials where we could. and tried to make them “easy” for everyone however we offer ways you can ramp it up if you […]

Crafting for Runners: Part 2 (Moderate)

These crafts are a little more time consuming, tedious and tricky…. so have patience – the outcome is worth the trouble!!! Race Bib Shrinky-Dink Necklace There is nothing better than a memorable race, but unfortunately you can’t go around wearing your bib and medal everywhere you go…. or can you?  Since bibs are made of […]

Crafting for Runners: Bib and Medal Holder

If you are one of those runners who obsesses over keeping every bib and collecting bling – this craft is for YOU!  And if you haven’t kept your bibs in the past, you may want to start 😉  This is a pretty easy one to do, as long as you can work a drill (if […]

DIY Sparkle Skirt

There are two types of people in this world… those who like to wear costumes for races, and those who are WRONG.  Ok just kidding…. but we’ve all had at least ONE race in our lives that just SCREAMED for a sparkle skirt, tutu, or something else festive…. right?  Well – now you can DIY […]

Fitsie the Elf

If you missed Fitsie the Elf on Instagram you can see her entire month of fitness here! Hope you enjoyed her visit and be sure to check back in 2016 for a challenge that will have you feeling like Fitsie! Day 1: Fitsie has noticed her hips are really tight during and after runs. She […]

I can do more

On Dec 16th, 2019 my dad went to the hospital with shortness of breath.  They told him he would need a quadruple bypass and scheduled surgery a week out, meanwhile he had to stay in the hospital until his surgery.  Of course “quadruple bypass” sounded scary and we were worried, but also had some reassurance […]