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Beth (i run like a girl)

California
I travel extensively for work and play. I explore new cities by running my way through them. I have been a runner for more than a decade and a coach for a few, not professionally, but as a passion. For most of those years, I have been a mid-pack runner, but every once in awhile training... Full Bio
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Weekly roundup: Friday potluck by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to another installment of the weekly roundup we all know and love:  Friday potluck  and it's Marine Corps Marathon weekend! WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE? My favor ... Read on »
Training for two: week 38 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 38 weeks down... And apparently the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists has moved the goal posts on "full term" pregnancy. Not that it matters now that ... Read on »
Weekly roundup: post-shutdown potluck by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to another installment of the weekly roundup we all know and love:  Friday potluck ! Today's theme... In addition to being thrilled that my colleagues are back to ... Read on »
Training for two: week 37 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 37 weeks down... and now that we're in week 38, baby could show up tomorrow or three weeks from now. (Fun fact: Did you know that "due date" is just the midpoint between ... Read on »
Pumpkin Oatmeal Bread by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This pumpkin oatmeal bread is one of my favorite fall dishes because it's both delicious and healthy. The recipe is packed with tons of vitamin A from the pumpkin and health ... Read on »
Weekly roundup: Friday potluck by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to another installment of the weekly roundup we all know and love:  Friday potluck ! DON'T SWEAT YOUR COMMUTE If your job is across a river or bay from ... Read on »
4 easy and awesome Halloween running costumes by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm not a "stunt runner" but I do like a good dress-up dash. The pressure of racing for a PR is disappears, eclipsed by the challenge of finding the perfect running costume. ... Read on »
Training for two: week 36 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 36... With the close of week 36, baby will officially be "full term." Now the question is: will he arrive sooner? Or later? Based on ... Read on »
Weekly roundup: the shutdown edition by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After a long (and much needed) hiatus during which I moved, bought a house, started a new job... yada... yada... yada... I welcome you back for another installment of the we ... Read on »
Training for two: week 35 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 35... My energy levels are inversely proportional to the number of times I wake up each night.  Friday: 2 mile walk Sa ... Read on »
Training for two: week 34 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 34... Goodbye third trimester nausea ... Hello frequent restroom breaks! Baby has "dropped" a bit, which has eased my nausea ... Read on »
Training for two: week 33 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 33... Goodbye appetite... Hello third trimester morning sickness? Bleck.  Friday: 2 mile walk Saturday: 5 mile ... Read on »
Training for two: week 32 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 32... Goodbye ankles! Hello compression stockings!  Friday: 2 mile walk Saturday: 3 mile walk. I met up with ru ... Read on »
Training for two: week 31 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 30... The themes this week: flier miles, fitness miles, and parenting advice Congratulations to my blog buddy Alma , who had her b ... Read on »
Am I still a runner? by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last Sunday, I went for a 5 mile walk along the Mount Vernon bike path. The weather was gorgeous, but when Hubby and I pulled into the parking lot and I saw runner after run ... Read on »
Training for two: week 30 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 30... The theme this week: back in the saddle again! Image source Friday: 2 mile walk Saturday: pre ... Read on »
Training for two: week 29 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 29... The theme this week: slow and steady. Friday: 2 mile walk Saturday: prenatal yoga Sunday: 4 mile walk ... Read on »
Training for two: week 28 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 28... Hello third trimester!!! Goodbye energy and speed! Friday: 3 mile walk Saturday: 3 mile (tourist-y) walk along th ... Read on »
Training for two: week 27 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 26... Can you say... slacker? This week's workout stats are as dismal as last week's return to the track was a highlight of this tra ... Read on »
Training for two: week 26 by Beth (i run like a girl) Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are the workout details from week 26... The good. The bad. The track... and a huge break from baby-book reading. Friday: 3 mile walk + prenatal yoga video ... Read on »