Category Archives: SoleMates Blog

How Often Should I Eat?

As a runner, you may need more calories than sedentary adults, but more important than the ‘how much’ is the ‘when’. I don’t care how much you take in – if you’re only eating once a day, your runs will … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned on a Summer Run

A quick jaunt into the foothills today turned into an hour and a half hot mess. Why? I broke these three cardinal rules of running: Always know where you’re going – I’d run Polecat Loop before – once, two years … Continue reading

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Summer Smoothies!

Before heading out for your next run or as a refresher when you get home, try one of these smoothies to cool you down!   Antioxidant Smoothie: Prep Time: 10 minutes Yields: 1 serving 1 cup blueberries 1 cup blackberries … Continue reading

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Thank YOU!

Hi SoleMates! As the end of the GOTR season approaches, we are talking about volunteering and giving back to your community. One of the things we are talking about with our girls is that GOTR is primarily a volunteer-based organization. … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Runner…

That was me in grad school. My dad had been an avid runner when I was a child and I decided if it was good enough for him, it was good enough for me. So I purchased a cheap treadmill, … Continue reading

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Staying Active When It’s Cold Outside

Hi SoleMates, GOTR Fall season is over. So I thought I’d send you off with some cross-training and fun family winter activities. Here are some ideas for Family Winter Fun! 1)      Figure Skating 2)      Skiing 3)      Sledding 4)      Snowboarding 5)      … Continue reading

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Great Running Snack that Doubles as a Dessert!

Hi SoleMates, Let me introduce you to my Date and Nut Delight. Here goes: 1 cup raw, pitted dates 1 cup nuts of your choice (I like walnuts in mine) .5 cup cocoa nibs Put all ingredients in a food … Continue reading

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