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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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Because really...Why Not? by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I thought when I had kids I would be doing all the teaching.  Teaching them how to live, eat, be healthy, dress for school,  etc.  I, of course, was wrong.  Sure I teach the ... Read on »
Tips for Running on Windy Days by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran a half marathon for fun yesterday although I am not sure all of it was fun as it was so windy.   EEEK!  Not my favorite.  It wasn't too bad for the first 5 miles, but ... Read on »
Sometimes a nap wins by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Weekend recap. Miles ran 6.   Workouts done 0.   Yoga 0. at least I ran once! Love my Ragnar hat 1st grade cheerleading performa ... Read on »
Asics Gel Kayano 21 Review and Giveaway by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Let's start at the beginning of the story for the Kayanos and I.  When I was in college I thought I HAD to have Nikes to run in, and I did.  I had the most beautiful yellow ... Read on »
Favorites Friday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. My friend Billie Jo introduced me to in July right before the Missoula half marathon and it looked so much nicer than what I was using for an armband to carry my phone ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. With the Ragnar Relay out of the way I have started to think about what's next on the running front. I really had my heart set on running three half marathons this year a ... Read on »
Want to take me on? The Fitness Games App Review by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love finding new workouts to do at home.  I don't belong to a gym and the chances of me signing up for a gym are not good.  I live out of town and like to keep things simp ... Read on »
Winners and Fall Weather Running Complaints by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Winners of the Build Your Running Body Book and Omron Electrotherapy Unit are posted on the giveaway posts and winners have been notified as well.  I do have some mo ... Read on »
Shenanigans and Vacationing by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Shortly after we arrived we picked up the vans for the relay, (which seemed to take hours!) and as soon as we had our vans in sight we were on guard.  There is a tr ... Read on »
Ragnar Napa by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Oh my goodness, where to start?!  Ragnar Napa was so much fun and I had such a great time with my amazing team. This post is simply going to be about the legs I ran. I am go ... Read on »
Manitoba Harvest HempPro 70 Review by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running so what is Manitoba Harvest HempPro 70?  the only water soluble hemp based protein powder on the market only 4 ingredients in both flavors doesn't need a ... Read on »
The airport edition: Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. I am sitting at the airport and my flight doesn't board for another hour so why not do a three things Thursday? I sure hope I am not sitting close to the guy who keeps sn ... Read on »
Omron Electrotherapy Unit Review and Giveaway by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am linking up today with for a bloghop today after you enter this giveaway go and check out all the other giveaways on her blog. I was recently sent the unit to revie ... Read on »
Build Your Running Body by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I am linking up today with for a bloghop today after you enter this giveaway go and check out all the other giveaways on her blog. I love it when I get the chance to rev ... Read on »
Relay Packing Woes and a Runt by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I took nearly a whole week off of running.  Partly because life was so busy and  I picked up an extra day of work last week and partly because I really felt like my ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. It is Thursday and I still haven't run.. ack!  Monday was okay since I wanted to rest after the half, I was hoping to get home from work in time on Tuesday or Wednesday t ... Read on »
Bozeman Half Marathon Race Recap by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The PLAN was ton Saturday to work cows in the morning, come home shower, drive 2.5 hours to Bozeman, pick up my race packet, go to college football game and th ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. So Sunday I am running another half marathon.. !!  It will be my 7th half marathon and I admit I have not put a lot of thought into goals.  I don't have a specific reason ... Read on »
Labor Day Weekend by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Labor Day weekend flew by, but it was awesome.  The weather was perfect all weekend.  We took the kids on several long rides and I love that they are getting so comfortable ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Tuesday was the first day of school.  Hard to believe my babies are so big!   I still remember Avery being a baby and thinking it felt like forever until they were both i ... Read on »