Tag: running

What’s up With the Pain?

It is my last week of spring semester, my finals are a week from today. I have papers to write, research to conduct, studying to do, and I can’t hold a pen. For the past 6-8 months or so I have been suffering from…

I Run For Me

Some days a run is just a run. Other days a run helps you to see something a bit clearer. Whether you are running out of boredom, desire to lose weight, or a goal to stay healthy, you are running for you. This morning’s run helped…

Welcome to November

The first day of November, and I’m lucky to be outside running at 4 in the afternoon with my best friend, my pup Rosco, and it’s eighty-five degrees outside. Eighty-five freakin degrees outside! Man am I lucky. I took today’s run opportunity to wear…

Pro Compression Sock Review

I’m sure by now you have seen runners running through your neighborhood or local race with bright and colorful knee-high socks on. If your like some of the people whom I know, you may think that its simply a fashion statement, and not a very…

Happy One Year !

Today marks the one year anniversary of Chronicles of Kate! I remember one year ago, sitting down to get this thing started and thinking to myself, “what the heck am I going to write?” I really wanted to document my life in terms of running…

Alpha Earth Runners Review and Giveaway!!

A few months ago, I inquired about a pair of running sandals from Earth Runners, a company that creates minimalist running sandals that are inspired by the Tarahumara Native American Indians of Northwestern Mexico. These custom-built sandals provide comfort and protection while offering the satisfaction…

Pre Race Rambling – Holcomb Valley 33

Sitting next to a morning campfire with the rising sun casting light through the trees and a nice brisk chill to the air, gives a person a chance to think and reflect. By the time you will have read this, my race, the Holcomb…

The Cougar Half : Race Report

The morning was chilly and as I stood around waiting for the race to start, I realized that running a race that morning was what I was supposed to do that day. The Cougar Half Marathon put on by Dirt Devil Racing, was a…

Running With Misty

Two weeks ago, while I was at work, I received the most devastating news, a friend of mine had passed away. Misty was not only my friend, but she was an amazing mother, beautiful daughter, and an awesome soccer player. She had the kindest heart,…

Buff – The Original Multifunctional Headwear – Review

Two months ago I recieved a lovely package from a company called Buff’s Headwear. I knew the package was on its way, and the day it arrived I quickly ripped it open to see the contents in real life; two brand spanking new buffs. What…

To Eat Meat, To Not Eat Meat…Update – 30 Day Plant-Based Challenge

On October 15th, I announced to the world (well this blog and Facebook,) that I was going to endure a 30 day plant-based diet. If you missed this announcement, you can check it out here. For those who have been patiently awaiting the outcome of…

Injinji Perfomance Toesocks Review: Like Walking on Cotton Candy

As a runner, I often find myself struggling with how to keep blisters far away from my feet. For some reason, I associate getting blisters with being a new runner who is still trying to find themselves and establish what works for them. The problem with this…

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