I will say, first thing, that I did not have high hopes for my performance at the Trek the Trails 5K in McKinney this past weekend. Some kind of head cold had dragged me down and I had not run for about 4 days when race day rolled around. I still had a good bit of congestion and just was not feeling on top of my game. But, like a good runner (who had paid her entry fee!), I made… Read more »

At this time of year, the weather is absolutely PERFECT in Texas. Breezy, cool in the mornings and evenings, pleasantly warm in the middle of the day. But I always get sad when this weather arrives, because I know that within a few weeks, it will get hotter … and hotter … and hotter, until running outside becomes more of a chore than an enjoyment. I know a lot of runners around here love running in warm weather, but I… Read more »