Race Review: Citi Field Spartan Sprint

Spartan races are one of the more intense Obstacle Course Races (OCRs) due to founder’s mindset: with the struggle, everything else will seem easy in comparison. The course reflects this with a penalty of 30 burpees for each failed obstacle. Actually, don’t look at it as a penalty. It’s an opportunity to do burpees. There’s…

 Tips for Hot Weather Running

It’s heating up out there and your body is probably freaking out over it. Here are some of the things I do to remain comfortable in the uncomfortable weather! 1.  Hydrate. It’s even more important to be hydrating before a run when it’s hot out because dehydration will zap you like a bug in a…

KMOZ Training Log: Get it together 

I’m writing this from a chair in my hotel room while on vacation with my husband (my first non-family holiday vacation since our honeymoon). Needless to say, training is not the priority right now. However, my friends and teammates continue to train while I’m soaking up the sun and reading my zombie book (it’s called…

Adventures in Tri: Clipping In

Riding a bike used to be a simple and joyous occasion. I learned when I was around 7 years old (I think that’s a little late, but not quite sure) and lived on my bike ever after. You think it’s an easy thing and people always tell you that you can’t forget how to do…

Product Review: Roo Sports Pouch

I picked up this running pouch at the expo for the Boston Marathon from a young lady who suggested that it was the perfect alternative to a running belt. I was an easy sell because I was high on marathon weekend excitement (and I wasn’t even running it! God help my wallet when I do!…

Sirrah’s Sporadic Training Log: April

April was a challenging training month for me because I started the month with a vacation and ended the month with a vacation (Boohoo poor me). I am terrible at making my self work out while on vacation and both times I managed to get at least a run in, so that’s something to be…