Author Archives: runswithpugs

fairweather running: should i stay or should i go?

I have discussed my tendency to “fairweather running” many times on the blog, most notably with my refusal to run in the rain. However, seeing weather conditions experienced by runners throughout the world, I realized that “fairweather running” is, like … Continue reading

week 30: hello august + hello hurricane

I think the title just about sums it up, right? It’s August, and we are currently under a tropical storm warning for TS Isaisas. This storm keeps teetering between its current strength and a hurricane, so we moved some of … Continue reading


runfessing over coffee

It’s that special time of year, when the monthly Runfessions joins forces with the Ultimate Coffee Date! Twice the bloggers, twice the juicy confessions, and twice the deep, dark secrets to share. Who’s with me? Over coffee, I runfess… I … Continue reading

coping with the longterm effects of injury

Eight months ago, my life changed when I fell on my stairs and broke two bones in my leg. I had a lengthy convalescence period, along with surgery and regular physical therapy, but the longterm effects of injury remain present. … Continue reading

week 29: ready to say goodbye to july

Another month is in its final week. For those of you keeping track at home, Regis Philbin AND Olivia DeHaviland both passed away, a kitten with rabies was found and euthanized in my immediate area, and, of course, Garmin is … Continue reading

kids in the kitchen with Raddish Kids

This is a sponsored post. Raddish Kids gifted me a subscription box for the purpose of review and promotion. The links in this post are affiliate links. All opinions are my own. Cooking is an integral part of our family. … Continue reading


solo running vs group running

One of the biggest choices runners make is the concept of solo running vs. group running. Personally, I go through phases where I prefer one to the other, but runners learn to adapt to all situations. Solo Running I use … Continue reading

week 28: meal prep and miles

In spite of everything, we had a busy week. We made our revised school decision and Mr. PugRunner embarked on his new wellness regimen. Adjustments have been made to our routine, and we will continue to modify until we find … Continue reading

how runners can conquer humidity

Summer can be a glorious time, but as runners, it also means we need to plan to conquer humidity. In the south, especially, we deal with brutal heat and soupy humid conditions, so I feel more than qualified sharing my … Continue reading

meal prep pros and cons

Last week, Mr PugRunner chose to make some changes in his lifestyle to get on a healthier track. He hired a coach to help him lock down his fitness and nutrition and when I looked at his plan, I realized … Continue reading

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