SHE WHO RUNS WITH TREES

Daily Practice

Daily Practice

We strive for greatness. At work. At home. In athletics. But, do we practice to achieve that greatness? What are you practicing to be great at? Maybe it's to be a great parent, a great employee, a great leader, a great spouse, or a great athlete. Maybe you're...

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Adventure

Adventure

There are times in life it's easy to feel like what you're living in (your job, life, body, spirit) is settled or stuck or fixed. It is only if we say it is. Change isn't easy for anyone but it is made easier if we view it as an adventure and grab on for the fun ride...

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Choose your wagons.

Choose your wagons.

Life changes and the wagons we pull with us through life changes as well but we often don't recognize that and the importance of the change. We also don't recognize that sometimes you have to choose a different wagon. Kids in your house? Your wagon is loaded with...

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Doin’ It

I ran this morning. Four miles. Nothing monumental. Except it was -7 with the wind. I normally don't run when the temps need a minus sign in front of them. What makes this year different? A year ago this month broke me. Almost permanently. But I said no, I'm not...

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The power of belief.

The power of belief.

(This is a LHRL Member spotlight of Sarah Elizabeth Landen told by her in her own words.) After leaving a marriage that resulted in years of domestic violence, I went for my annual check-up. My doctor said my blood pressure was high and I would most likely need to go...

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Keep it crazy.

Keep it crazy.

Many people question the work that we put in around this group. Lifting, running, cycling, Nordic skiing, etc. Sometimes I think we really are a special kind of crazy. And I love it! Last week I rolled into the next half century. Had you told me 10 years ago that 2...

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To-Don’t List

To-Don’t List

Life needs to be more about not doing things that don't align with our life goals. My top 3 things on my to-don't list for 2021 are: Don't short change my accomplishments and achievements. Don't talk myself out of fun things. Don't care what people think. I think one...

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Cake

Cake

The older we get the chances of having our cake and eating it too grow less likely as it relates to training and competing without proper recovery. I was chatting with another LHRL lady last night and she mentioned how much she wants to run all the big races and still...

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Goal Success

Goal Success

My run this morning involved me trying to keep my undies from bunching up in my capris. They're baggy. Lots of clothing will get baggy when you lose 35 lbs. This post isn't about how to lose weight by running long or lifting heavy or eating a certain diet. It's about...

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Instant Reward

Instant Reward

There are days I wonder why I work so hard at the things in life I love and find important to me.  Collapsing into bed at night knowing I put in the work that day no matter what it was for means it was a day well lived.  I think that's why I like running up hills and...

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