Meet the Winner of the 2014 Salty Running Blog Tournament!

We started with 32 awesome running blogs that you nominated via Twitter, Facebook and SR comments, and it was a tough competition among many amazing blogs.  The real winners are those of us who found new blogs to follow, but through each round, only a few continued on, and in the end Nichole’s Running Journey was voted top women’s running blog in all the Internet. It was quite a surprise to more » Read more

Running out of the Dark

Exciting news first: This single mother runner will no longer be checking the “single” box after July 2015. This gal is getting married! This amazing man of mine and I met while I was training for my first full marathon and commuting 75-miles one way to work. I’m pretty sure he thought I was crazy, but he watched my son while I put in my Saturday morning long runs and more » Read more

Happy Marathon Monday!

Boston, you are strong, and the world runs with you today.  Fast feet to all! As for the Salties, we’ll resume posting tomorrow.  Today is a day of remembrance, resilience and hope! Related Posts5 Free Ways to Show Your Support for Boston Boston Marathon Interrupted: 2nd Place in the 2013 SR Race Report Challenge! BQ and the Boston Bombing 5 Boston Marathon Predictions Making the Most of the Boston Marathon more » Read more

5 Reasons It’s Worth Getting Up to Run Early

Scientists have found that the late afternoon is probably the best time to run, as our muscles are loose from almost a full day’s activities, we’re hydrated and full of glycogen and our body clocks are revved up and ready. That’s well and good for most high school runners, but when it comes to picking a time to run each day, most of us do not have the luxury of more » Read more

5 Ways Running is RUINING YOUR LIFE!!!

Ahh, infotainment!  I’ve always detested “human interest” pieces in the news; they’re so often transparent ploys to manipulate the audience into associating the news organization with emotional high ground, and they wind up blurring the lines between real, factual news and gelatinous informational flatulence. I hold infotainment responsible for convincing non-runners that we are ruining our lives by pursuing a hobby that keeps us happy and fit, a position that’s more » Read more

The CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND – The Greatest Women’s Running Blog!

Voting is closed! *****Don’t know what this is? Check out the main tournament post HERE.***** We’ve made it! From 32 fantastic blogs down to the most exceptional final two, it’s been a great ride! But now it’s time to pick the very best of the very best. Which blog rises to the tippy top:  Nichole’s Running Journey, the personal story of Nichole’s rise to an Olympic Marathon Trials Qualifier and beyond more » Read more

Spring Cleaning for Runners: What to Do with Those Excessive Shirts, Medals, and Gels

Maybe it’s the warm weather teasers or the fact that I’m starting the nesting phase of pregnancy,  but I’ve been hit with spring cleaning fever. We’ve been purging out our spare bedroom to make it nursery ready and slowly reogranizing the garage to make more space. It feels SO good to just get RID of excess. I got to thinking about the excess running swag that is disorganized and sporadically more » Read more