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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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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 »
Last Long Run and a Flipbelt Review and Discount Code by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running One of the things I have used on my runs lately has been a Flipbelt.   What is a you ask? Flipbelt is a tubular band designed to wear around your waist or hips.  ... Read on »
Renegade Ways by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. My husband and a friend of his used to own this beautiful horse who is gracing the cover of and sold him to a guy who raises bucking horses.  He now is the stud horse for ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday! by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. I haven't said too much about it, but I am training for a half marathon, which is now 17 days away.  Woohoo!!  I am thinking that instead of doing a long run this weekend ... Read on »
Apparently I have some crazy jump rope skills by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I apparently have some mad jump rope skills as I participated in   hosted by and Under Armour Women in July on Instagram and there was a week of jump rope.  I was one of the ... Read on »
Quality of Life 2 mile Race Report by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I got up early this morning and headed out for a quick 4 mile run, came home and helped the kids get ready for their 2 mile race.  They were so excited! We got to the rac ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday with only a small rant by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. I was in Instagram last when when I saw someone post something along the lines of "yay I just became an ambassador for product ABC!! It just came in the mail and I am so ... Read on »
Mantra Magic by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  Joining Today’s Tuesdays on the Run topic with April from  Run the Great Wide Somewhere,  Patty from  My No-Guilt Life,  and Erika from  MCM Mama Runs . Y ... Read on »
Excuses, excuses, excuses! by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I recently sat a table in the lounge at work and listened to a couple of girls at another table discuss how they didn't have time to workout.  I KNOW working out is a lot ea ... Read on »
Running, cows, and new clothes by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Whew, life has been flying by!  We traveled across the state last weekend for my husband's 20th class reunion and had fun, stayed out LATE two nights in a row and I think I ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. Running is going pretty good.  I haven't been following much of a schedule, just trying to throw in a long run, a speed work type run, and an easy run and maybe some hill ... Read on »
Keep It Tight with ProCompression by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running  I wear compression socks quite a bit when running and at work, chances are really good that if I am in compression socks they are ProCompression socks Disclaimer: ... Read on »
Doing it Backwards by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I saw a random thing on Instagram about running backwards and the benefits of it.  In fact the blurb said running backwards once around a track had similar benefits to runni ... Read on »
ProCakes Review by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running and even with messing up in the directions they turned out great. I topped mine with almond butter ... Read on »
Three Things Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. This summer in keeping up with how winter was, is cooler than normal. I am not complaining!  The wheat fields are starting to turn and are so beautiful. They are so ... Read on »
Random things from the Missoula Marathon by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I picked up this great arm band at the Runner's Edge running store in Missoula. The one I was using had bad Velcro and I wasn't a big of anyway.  This one is amazing ... Read on »
Missoula Half Marathon by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The weather forecast for Missoula on race day was looking HOT!  It was supposed to be almost 100.  Luckily for me, the half marathon started at 6 am and it was in the high 5 ... Read on »
Three Point Two Things Because It's Thursday by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 1. I conducted an informal poll on my facebook and Instagram about what I should wear for the half marathon this weekend.  There are two skirt and three sock options. ... Read on »
Quick Tips for Early Morning Runs and last week in review by Christy G. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last week Sunday         14 mile long run Monday        50 minutes elliptical                      60 minutes power yoga Tuesday        20 minutes yoga in the mornin ... Read on »