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Jill Will Run

I started running regularly after working toward a marathon to celebrate my mother's remission from cancer. We wanted to do something "big" and the marathon was the plan. From that, I was hooked! While I love improving my race times, I am more focused on learning proper practices so I... Full Bio
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The Big One by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Saturday, Alexis turned one. That’s 1… a whole year old! We’ve managed to keep another human being alive for a whole year! The most steps she has taken in a ... Read on »
Free Country by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I put the baby in swimming classes earlier this year, I had to get in the pool with her. (What?! Just toss her in and I’m going out for lunch!) I hadn’t bought a new ... Read on »
Flapjacked – Protein Pancakes by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I was a kid… I didn’t care for pancakes all that much. And I hated maple syrup. Weird, huh? Now I actually crave pancakes several times a week. Plus I think when you’ ... Read on »
Rockin’ Wellness by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Going on vacation last week … not only did it leave me feeling physically exhausted due to lack of sleep, but it also left my digestive system a little out of whack. So I ... Read on »
Baby’s First Vacation = Family Exhaustion by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We spent this past week in Mammoth Lakes, CA. We’ve gone there in the summer a couple of other times. Each time I look forward to being able to go running in great tempera ... Read on »
Larabar Alt by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I love Larabars , so I was excited when I heard about the new Larabar Alt bars. They are a new higher protein variation of Larabars. The protein comes from pea protein, no ... Read on »
ProTings by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ever heard of high-protein snack chips? I hadn’t either before I was sent ProTings to try. ProTings are interesting because they contain 15 grams of protein p ... Read on »
Sambazon by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was sent a beautiful wooden bowl with coupons to get a few bottles of Sambazon for free. Sambazon products are centered on the acai berry. They have smoothies, juices, e ... Read on »
Skin Authority Giveaway by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I posted my 3-week check-in last week about my use of products from the Skin Authority line. I really love them, but beyond just how the products work I LOVE LOVE LOVE the ... Read on »
Weaning and Running by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When I made the decision to breastfeed my child, I did it because I knew that “breast is best” but I thought I would dislike it… possibly even hate it. And yes, the early ... Read on »
Taking Care of my Skin (Skin Authority 3-Week Check-in) by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running When Skin Authority contacted me and asked if I would like to give their services a test, I was excited. I had started to consider finding some kind of skin care routine t ... Read on »
Race Across The Sky (Book Review) by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was recently given the opportunity to read and review the book Race Across the Sky by Derek Sherman. It’s a novel that combines ultrarunning and biotechnology, and I RE ... Read on »
August Goals by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My website has been down for most of the day because my host was having problems. So annoying! It’s been happening with more and more frequency. I’m changing hosts  ASAP. ... Read on »
Why would I take krill oil? by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Have you seen the latest research that fish oil can cause prostate cancer ? However, it appears it was just a study that can’t actually prove cause-and-effect but the mome ... Read on »
Gold Bond Summer Work Out Essentials Giveaway by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Check out this bounty: Gold Bond wants to give it all to one of you! Inside this lime green  Gaiam Metro Gym Bag  is the following: BRITA WATER FILTER ... Read on »
Louisiana Fever by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I’ve spent a lot more time with my Kindle of late, a side effect of exclusively pumping. Recently I read the book and I loved it! I’ve mentioned on here several times how ... Read on »
Everstride Skin Care Line by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had heard of Everstride , but I thought they just made an anti-chafing product. They DO make an anti-chafing product, but they have a whole line of products that extends ... Read on »
Striving for something that doesn’t exist by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Perfection… it doesn’t really exist. I know that. But it’s so hard to not constantly strive for being “perfect” – whatever that means. I feel like I’m failing in these ... Read on »
Pines Wheatgrass by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was sent a bottle of Pines Wheatgrass tablets recently. I told my husband I was going to make him take them, since he doesn’t eat enough veggies willingly. (Like I can “ ... Read on »
Help My Tummy by Jill Will Run Posted in: Blog Posts in Running On Saturday I woke up early, hoping to get a longish run in. I didn’t eat anything before running, which was a mistake. I can’t eat a lot before running, but I ne ... Read on »