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Christy G.

Huntley, Montana
I am a thirty-something mother of two. After my daughter was born I rekindled my love of competition and racing. My favorite distances are the 5k and the half marathon. Someday I will tackle the 26.2 and have a marathon under my belt. For now I am happy with the shorter distances and learning... Full Bio
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Summer running bites and weekend happenings by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  The heat is here we have been in the high 90s so I have been really making sure to get out the door early, even then it feels warm and is in the 60s. UGH.  Summer is not my ... Read on »
1 Million Minutes (or will it blow that out of the water?) with Fit Approach by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I signed up (for FREE!) to take part in the FitApproach 1MillionMinutes fitness challenge.  What in the heck is that?  Here is a quick run down from the Fit Approach websit ... Read on »
Heart and Sole 10k Recap by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I didn't have a lot of goals going into this race, I think I loosely decided to beat last year's time.  If you want to skip the whole recap here is the spoiler: I did not be ... Read on »
Three Things Friday. by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. I had an unexpected day off Wednesday , so I took my son and nephew hiking.  My daughter and niece stayed with my mom who was also off yesterday.  The boys and I had a gr ... Read on »
These are the days and Race Decisions by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had such a great run yesterday morning.. 7.18 miles in 58:37 or roughly 8:09 minute miles and it just felt good.  I think my body is ready for another training cycle.  My ... Read on »
Why Runners Get Hurt by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Okay so this is a bit of a throwback from 2 years ago, but it all still rings true and since I enjoyed ... Read on »
No run, but a hike, a fort, a HIIT and a bit. by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I declined my run this morning.  Boo.  I had every intention of going,  I slept in my running clothes, I had my shoes and my watch sitting ready to go, but then I coughed a ... Read on »
The last four days in 5 pictures by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Thursday. Joe the goat usually isn't too far from his goat pal Custard and their herd of horses except when the steers are getting fed some pellets.  Then he is not only the ... Read on »
Happy National Running Day: So many reasons to run. by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I run for the places it takes me and the adventures I get to go on.  I run to push myself a little harder, a little farther, a little faster. I run for the joy of th ... Read on »
So What Happens at a Branding Anyway? #Ranchlife by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running so this post is a little late, but yeesh, I seem to be so far behind on my posting.  We branded over the weekend. Some of you readers know exactly what that means, others mi ... Read on »
Bad Ass 5 Miler Run Recap by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got out the door about 15 minutes later than I wanted to for the but I had a kid wake me up in the middle of the night and then spent 3 hours trying to fall back asleep.   ... Read on »
Sorta Silent Saturday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I started this post for a three things Thursday.. and am just now getting back to it.  I was going to just delete it because I have so much new news, but then I looked at th ... Read on »
Cows, a Coyote and a Run by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I knew I wanted to get up into the hills yesterday for my run and since my husband wanted to drive up and check on some cows they had moved in the fog Saturday morning to ma ... Read on »
Race Photos, Random Half Marathon Thoughts, plans, what's next, comparisons etc by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I finally remembered to look at my photos from the Women's Run I look like I am having fun.  Another great race photo although maybe better tha ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday: Three Things I am Loving by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Finally I went got a run in!  I hadn't run since the half marathon on Sunday so I was ready to get out and enjoy the sunshine today! 1. I got home from work Tuesday to f ... Read on »
Run For Heaven's Sake Half Marathon Race Recap by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I of course was busy weather watching the whole week before  to see what I should wear for the half marathon.  The forecast kept coming up rainy.  and then it kept fo ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday: Half talk, goals and more by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  1. Sunday I am running a half marathon here locally and it sounds like there aren't too many people signed up for the half.. which increases my chances of placing well.  I ... Read on »
Bad Ass 5 Miler Virtual Run by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running had so much fun with theirthey are hosting another one.  This one is the Bad Ass 5 Miler and you can log your miles anywhere you want from May 29-31. After you log your ... Read on »
Womens Run 5 and 2 mile Race Recaps by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I heard several months ago my little sister was going to be here for Mother's Day weekend I was excited since I knew there is always a big local run that weekend just f ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. My little sister and her family flies in today which is also my Mama's birthday! So Happy Birthday to my mom, she is celebrating all this by having all 8 of her grandkids ... Read on »