Autumn in the Las Vegas means morning temperatures in upper 70s, low 100s in the late afternoon, shorter hours of daylight, and fresh squashes and pumpkins in grocery stores. I'm so eager to get outside again in the cool morning hours for my walks and bike rides. During the summer, I prefer treadmill workouts at the gym or indoor bike trainer sessions in my living room. Air … [Read more...] about Finishing Last: Your Winning Moment
Increasing costs, decreasing participation, changes in ownership, and other factors are impacting running events across the United States, and women's only road and trail running races in particular. Listed below are races and events that will not be returning in 2018 in either format or operations. Former Women’s Only Races Now Open to Men The Phoenix Women’s Half … [Read more...] about Revamped or Discontinued Women’s Only Running Races in 2018
I'm about 10 days away from the Nevada Senior Games' 5K cycling time trial and less than 14 days away from the Huntsman World Senior Games' 5K cycling hill climb and 20K cycling time trial. My 1500 meter and 5K race walks happen the following week. You know where my head is? I hope so, because I don't! Well, actually, I do. My head is not in the game and neither is my … [Read more...] about What are You Saying to Yourself?
One of the best ways to *get* motivated to *get* off the couch and *get* moving is by signing up for a running race. Yes, you read that right -- sign up for a race! Knowing that you will be participating with hundreds or even thousands of other women -- just like you -- will give you something to look forward to. The following is a short list of running races only open to … [Read more...] about 2013 Women’s Only Road Running Races — U.S.