Jessie’s Fresh Finds Update

Hey everyone, it's Jessie! I've just added another addition to my Fresh Finds page! It's a Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad with Peanut Ginger Sauce and it sounds amazing! Check it out and let me know what you think!       *This recipe can also be found on the site*

Runners Etiquette, Part 1

One thing that I’ve noticed over the course of my running career that everyone doesn’t normally think about while running is runners etiquette. There’s such a thing called runners etiquette you may ask? I’d like to believe so. Now i’m not saying that this is “the Law” and everyone has to follow it, but it's... Continue Reading →

Magic in Misery, A Runner’s High

When I started running competitively I had no interest in listening to music with headphones. I always wanted to be focused on the run, listening carefully to my breathing and feet and also to just listen to mother nature. I loved hearing the sound of birds chirping in the morning or the leaves crunching under my feet on an... Continue Reading →

Edamame Summer Salad

This fresh tasting salad is a perfect solution to cooling down those unbearably hot summer days for runners. It's packed with tons of flavor and tastes absolutely delicious. Not only is this salad a healthy option, it's easy to make and contains only 11 ingredients. You can pair this with any of your favorite main... Continue Reading →

The Joy of Running in Community

Today is Global Running Day! Over 178 countries and 1 million people (and counting) have pledged to take part in this worldwide event. This single day will bring people from around the world together to join the growing running community. You don't have to be a professional runner to join in nor do you need special workout equipment. You... Continue Reading →


I probably should start by saying that I'm hesitant to bring up the topic of running with "non runners" due to the fact that I sometimes get elusive responses, or better yet excuses. Somehow during our conversation the fact that I run "X" amount of miles a day in "Y" amount of time generates the same reaction... "Oh, I could... Continue Reading →

BKT (Bacon. Kale. Tomato) Bowl

I used to love eating BLT sandwiches (bacon, lettuce, and tomato), but since I changed my diet I've been trying to replicate this sandwich. This recipe made me re-think the whole BLT sandwich and instead make it into salad form (mind = blown!). I have to say that this is my favorite salad. It's very... Continue Reading →

Thai Baked Sweet Potatoes

This is one of our go-to meals! The sweetness of the potatoes mixed with a Thai twist make this dish absolutely delicious! Packed with plenty of protein and fiber this will surely be a runners favorite. Enjoy! *Also found in the Minimalist Baker's Everyday Cooking cookbook by Dana Shultz* Prep Time: 5 mins / Cook... Continue Reading →

The Flying Pig Half Marathon

Race Details Location: Cincinnati, Ohio Start Time: 6:30 AM Temp: 38° The RUNdown The Flying pig half marathon was one of my favorite half marathons! I really wanted to see what all the hype was about with this race and boy did I. There were tons of surprising elements to this race and I'm not... Continue Reading →

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