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    Mar 4, 2022

    WOMEN OF COLOR AND MENOPAUSE

    Menopause = A natural decline in reproductive hormones when a woman reaches her 40s and 50s.  Many symptoms become present…

    WOMEN OF COLOR AND MENOPAUSE

    Mar 2, 2022

    Calories, Carbs, Protein and other stuff…

    The Importance of Keeping a Food Journal You may have started the year out with a resolution or intentions to…

    Calories, Carbs, Protein and other stuff…

    Feb 11, 2022

    Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter

    Whoever first said summer bodies are made in the winter must have lived where 70ish degrees reside all year round.…

    Summer Bodies are Made in the Winter

    Feb 9, 2022

    Going for Goal

    January is that time of year that we celebrate closing the chapter of the prior year and eagerly pursue the…

    Going for Goal

    Feb 4, 2022

    For the Love of Running

    How much do you love running? Be honest – it’s ok if your answer is “not that much.” Many of…

    For the Love of Running

    Feb 2, 2022

    The Hills Are Alive

    I’ve never lived in a city with significant elevation. Most of my training and races have taken on flat surfaces,…

    The Hills Are Alive

    Jan 21, 2022

    Winter Warrior

    Winter is here, and with its arrival comes earlier sunsets for most, colder temps, lots of layers for some, and…

    Winter Warrior

    Jan 19, 2022

    New Year, New You?

    Why New Year’s Resolutions Fail With the ushering in of a new year, we also usher in new hope, new…

    New Year, New You?

    Jan 14, 2022

    LOOKING AHEAD

    Looking ahead. A new year causes us to try to think ahead.  A new year causes many of us to…

    LOOKING AHEAD

    Jan 12, 2022

    Don’t Let Your Fear Take Root

    You will more than likely read and hear many New Years’ resolutions in the coming weeks and months.  You’ve also…

    Don’t Let Your Fear Take Root

    Jan 7, 2022

    Why does Fitness feel so stressful?

    It’s the new year and so many thoughts and feelings are running through your head. What races am I doing…

    Why does Fitness feel so stressful?

    Jan 5, 2022

    How do you define Success?

    It’s the time of the year where resolutions are being created, goals, aspirations for the new year. As you create…

    How do you define Success?

    Dec 14, 2021

    Why I’m Thankful

    I love Thanksgiving. It’s not so much the holiday itself that I cherish, but the fact that it ushers in…

    Why I’m Thankful

    Dec 9, 2021

    Represent Your Favorite Race

    On Oct. 31 – Halloween morning – I lined up at the start of the Flying Pig/Queen Bee half-marathon/marathon course…

    Represent Your Favorite Race

    Dec 7, 2021

    Outrun the Winter Blues

    The shorter days, grayer skies and considerably cooler temps of winter are enough to wreak havoc on our miles but…

    Outrun the Winter Blues

    Dec 2, 2021

    Health. Happiness. Hydration.

    What is that one thing you can do year-round to level up your run game? Hydrate! Dehydration can lead to…

    Health. Happiness. Hydration.

    Nov 18, 2021

    HOW TO EXERCISE WHILE RECOVERING FROM A FOOT INJURY

    Last month, a freak accident during a trip to FL left a nasty open wound on top of my right…

    HOW TO EXERCISE WHILE RECOVERING FROM A FOOT INJURY

    Nov 16, 2021

    THE HOLI-YAYS ARE HERE! – HOW TO GIVE WHILE GIVING BACK

    It doesn’t matter whether you celebrate Christmas, Hannukah, Kwanzaa, or Three Kings Day; one thing’s for sure, the holidays are…

    THE HOLI-YAYS ARE HERE! – HOW TO GIVE WHILE GIVING BACK

    Nov 11, 2021

    Don’t Hibernate!

    Your Anti-Hibernation Guide for Cold Weather Workouts When the first hint of cold weather mornings and dark nights, our bodies…

    Don’t Hibernate!

    Nov 9, 2021

    Oh Dear Hair Follicles

    “It’s race day. What am I going to do with my hair?”  “I need to go and put in some…

    Oh Dear Hair Follicles

    Nov 8, 2021

    MARCHON EYEWEAR, INC. AND BLACK GIRLS RUN! ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

    NEW YORK, NY, NOVEMBER 8, 2021 – Marchon Eyewear, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers and distributors of quality…

    MARCHON EYEWEAR, INC. AND BLACK GIRLS RUN! ANNOUNCE NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP

    Nov 4, 2021

    Motherhood & Fitness

    Motherhood has taught me so much over the years. It’s funny because I use to say to myself, “When my…

    Motherhood & Fitness

    Nov 2, 2021

    Mindful Cravings During the Holidays

    So, it’s that time of year where you start to smell the yams, collard greens, ham and oh yes, the…

    Mindful Cravings During the Holidays

    Oct 28, 2021

    Nighttime is the Right Time

    The late summer sun started to disappear behind the horizon as I walked to the starting line. It was dusk…

    Nighttime is the Right Time

    Oct 26, 2021

    MORE BODY TALK – the conversation continues…

    So we discussed what  body  positivity  is, what  it  means  and  what it is affected by in my previous article. …

    MORE BODY TALK – the conversation continues…

    Oct 21, 2021

    BODY TALK

    All of us, yes, all of us deserve to carry within our souls the belief of a positive body image. …

    BODY TALK

    Oct 20, 2021

    My Journey Back to Running – 7 Tricks to Jumpstart Yours

    In school, track was the only sport that didn’t have tryouts. Unlike all of my childhood friends, I was never…

    My Journey Back to Running – 7 Tricks to Jumpstart Yours

    Oct 19, 2021

    Protect the Goodies

    When I first began running, I was never truly taught the importance of having a great sports bra while running.…

    Protect the Goodies

    Oct 14, 2021

    Are You Ready?

    I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of the year. The leaves are changing, the crisp…

    Are You Ready?

    Oct 13, 2021

    THE SKINNY ON EXERCISE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    Hello ladies. I would like to start out by saying that this article is in no way intended to discourage…

    THE SKINNY ON EXERCISE FOR WEIGHT LOSS

    Oct 12, 2021

    Sweet Dreams

    “I don’t need a hairstylist. My pillow gives me a different hairstyle every morning.” – Unknown Experts estimate the global…

    Sweet Dreams

    Oct 7, 2021

    Walk It Out!

    “I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter; I have made missteps along the…

    Walk It Out!

    Oct 5, 2021

    Visit Your Friendly Neighborhood Running Shoe Store

    I love my running shoes. I’m loyal to about two brands, know what features best suit my foot and I…

    Visit Your Friendly Neighborhood Running Shoe Store

    Sep 30, 2021

    Wash and Go Run, Part 2

    In my last blog, I talked about relationship between hair and exercise for Black women, and how being forced to…

    Wash and Go Run, Part 2

    Sep 28, 2021

    Wash and Go Run, Part 1

    More than 20 years ago, I moved to Orlando, Florida, to start my first full-time professional job. As a newbie…

    Wash and Go Run, Part 1

    Sep 27, 2021

    Your Race…Your Pace

    Your Race, Your Pace. It’s crazy because I have heard this term so many times before while I was racing…

    Your Race…Your Pace