Category: Stay Inspired

Running Plans

Make Time for Running Plans by Designing Your Days

Tired of trying to fit your running plans into whatever slivers of free time you can find each week? The demands of motherhood are challenging enough, in and of themselves, to juggle. Add a running schedule into the mix and things can quickly feel unmanageable.  If you’re always spinning in circles trying to keep up

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Mom Runners: How to Stay Disciplined Toward Achieving Your Goals

Few things rival the high that comes with setting a new goal. For mom runners, aspiring to a new race length or personal record brings some much-needed excitement to the otherwise monotonous routines of early parenthood. If you’re like most runners, a new goal is often followed by creating a new schedule, buying some fresh

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Running Tips for New Moms

The first weeks, months and even years after having a baby are game changers. As many soon-to-be moms prepare for parenthood, they anticipate all of the extra free time they’ll have while on maternity leave. Of course, every new mom who has crossed that threshold understands the slap of reality that comes with caring for

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Runner Mom Feature: Ultra-Marathoner Angela Herrboldt

To say that Ultra-Marathoner Angela Herrboldt is driven is an understatement. A mother of four, Herrboldt juggles the demands of mom life with her successful career and an intense ultra-marathon training schedule. To top it off, she does it all with an infectiously positive attitude.  That positive, driven attitude carried Herrboldt through her first 105-mile

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Running Tips: Achieve Your Goals with Running Mantras

The internet is filled with running training programs. Couch to 5k? No problem! There are, at minimum, thousands of plans for that. Want to run your first half marathon at age 45? You bet there’s a plan for that. Type your unique running goal followed by the words ‘training program’ into any search engine and

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Runner Mom Feature: Coach and Runner Stephanie Harboe

Exploring the Importance of Self Care and Community  As an athlete and coach, Stephanie Harboe often sees parallels between endurance training and the process of achieving other life goals. Growing a career doesn’t happen overnight. Nor does building a relationship. The same goes with preparing your body for the demands of intense physical activity. Push

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What your Running Habits are Teaching your Children

The other day, another mother told me that, in an overwhelmed moment at home with her kids, she grabbed a box of Lucky Charms cereal from her pantry, locked herself in the laundry room, sat on a pile of dirty clothes and hid from her kids for a few minutes while eating handfuls of cereal.

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