Who Kicks Ass?

ROBYN kicks ass! Congratulations to Robyn, our January IKA (I Kick Ass) winner! Now that we are in the second month of 2013, the enthusiasm of the New Year's Resolution may be waning. Let's work to keep each other motivated and going in whatever goals you have set for yourself this year!  

IKA: Year end recap!

This year has been one of many accomplishments, both mentally and physically. Overall, I ran 719 miles and walked Moose 268.72 miles which adds up to 987 miles covered in 2012! I sucked it up and ran my relay half marathon in the rain and even went out when it was cold or rainy and really hot. Okay, so I also skipped a few runs here and there, but overall, I am really

IKA (I Kick Ass) Halloween Edition

How were YOU awesome in October? Did you outrun zombies? Resist the onslaught of caramel apples, "fun size" candy and spiced pumpkin lattes? Do enough weight training that you easily hauled that giant jack-o-lantern in the house? Share your stories below and we'll pick one person to be our IKA person!  

August IKA (I Kick Ass)

August was hot. It was humid. I spent a good portion of it traveling to California and then to Taos where I (at first) attempted to run at 8500 feet. Then my lungs adapted and I was able to enjoy trail running with Moose and not feel like I was going to pass out. Trail running was different. High altitude is always an adjustment. Both took me out of my comfort zone and challenged me a bit. I am hoping it will help me improve and

I Kick Ass – July edition

It's been hot this month and I have been traveling. And have a slight injury (we're going with "slight" to be optimistic about its recovery) and I have not had the chance to do all I had wanted to do this month, but I am still going to acknowledge that I have done some great, long runs and am learning more all the time about technique, endurance and nutrition. But enough about me -