I spend my free time, which amounts to about 10 hours per week (only slightly kidding), running, writing about running, or reading about running.
Mind Over Miles
(As of early 2013,) Farin Montanez is a 25-year-old mom of two who started running — after a decade-long hiatus — in November. “Mind over miles” chronicles her training for the Santa Rosa Marathon. She can be reached at farin at maderatribune.net. Follow her on Instagram at mind_over_miles.
What does it mean to run “like a girl”?
As a parent, a somewhat young one, I frequently worry about my parenting skills.
Start with a 5K Saturday
What better way to start your summer than with a race?
Nothing is more crucial to goal-oriented training than motivation, and nothing is more motivating than another runner — or a whole group of them — promising to meet you for a run.
They say “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Alternatively, I didn’t know there was anything I needed to fix until I “broke.”
When writers’ block strikes, I turn to fellow runners for topic ideas. On several occasions I’ve been inundated with variations of the same suggestion: injuries.