Wrapping Up Operation 165 – Thank You

MS Run the US Finish Holdredge Colorado

This is a post I’ve been wanting to write for some time.  The past six months have been amazing! I feel so incredibly blessed to have had the opportunity to participate as a MS Run the US relay runner and Continue reading Wrapping Up Operation 165 – Thank You

The Highs and Lows of Running 166 Miles

MS Run the US 100 Miles Historical Marker Tracy Killion

I’ve been struggling with putting my MS Run the US relay experience into words since I ran 166 miles in 6 days.  Then Saturday while teaching one of my strength classes, a member asked me to share one of the Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Running 166 Miles

Why I Blog and Operation 165 Homestretch

Wow – I can’t believe so many weeks have passed since my last update on my MS Run the US training.  I’ve been busy getting my body ready to run 165 miles in 6 days.  It hasn’t been easy.  Looking Continue reading Why I Blog and Operation 165 Homestretch

MS Run the US Relay Updates

Where are they now??  MS Run the US relay has kicked off! The first two runners, Melissa and Larry started us off in great fashion!  They both crushed their segments, dealing with high temps, sand, wind, and hills.  Our third Continue reading MS Run the US Relay Updates

Feeling Grateful Week 6 of 19

Live Well Omaha Personal Trainer

Week 6 of Operation 165 What an amazing week this turned out to be!  A few weeks ago the Omaha World Herald contacted me wanting to write an article about my journey.  I thought the journey they were talking about Continue reading Feeling Grateful Week 6 of 19

Old Habits Surfacing and Week 4 of 19 Operation 165

Week 4 of Operation 165 This week proved to be a bit of a challenge for me. I made some not-so-great food choices and found myself overeating on more than one occasion.   Unfortunately, old habits die hard.  I would like Continue reading Old Habits Surfacing and Week 4 of 19 Operation 165

Music to My Ears – Operation 165 Week 3

MS Run the US Operation 165

Week 3 of Operation 165 went great!  My plantar fasciitis and achilles tendonitis have been feeling really good so I weaned myself off the anti-inflammatory medicine and increased my miles.  I even added in a little bit of rolling hill Continue reading Music to My Ears – Operation 165 Week 3

Challenge Your Trainer & Operation 165 Week 2

MS Run the US Fundraiser

Week 2 of Operation 165 is in the books, and let me just say – it went down BIG with the Challenge Your Trainer fundraiser we held at the Pinnacle Club to help me raise money toward my goal for Continue reading Challenge Your Trainer & Operation 165 Week 2

Injury and the Rock-N-Roll New Orleans Marathon

RNR NOLA Marathon

Recently I have been battling plantar fasciitis and some Achilles tendonitis.  The pain started back in October after running my first 50k distance and longest trail distance to date.  It started off pretty minor and more of a nuisance than Continue reading Injury and the Rock-N-Roll New Orleans Marathon