I started running in college, but not as your typical cross-country and track collegiate runner. Academics were my focus, so I took up running in the hopes it would help me unwind and mentally relax. I’m sure it won’t surprise you, that the harder my courses became, the more I ran. I’ve never done well sitting still either, so running gave me an outlet for all my pent-up energy and allowed me to actually focus my mind on my work.
In graduate school, I fell even more in love with running. So when the time came between applying for Ph.D. programs and choosing another career, I decided to take a risk (with the support of my incredible husband) and become a running coach and running blogger. Read more >>