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Kate Freed

I'm Kate - founder of NaturaStride.com and I blog at NaturaStrideBlog.com! Our mission is to provide distance runners and endurance athletes find organic and natural alternatives to performance nutrition products, foods, and snacks. I enjoy blogging about my personal perspective on distance... Full Bio
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Grocery Challenge / Veggie Girl by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In addition to my other New Year’s resolutions, Joe and I resolved to tighten the budget and try to pay attention to what we’re spending a little better. Living in the cit ... Read on »
City Girl in the Country by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hi There! I’m back from an awesome trip down to Lousiana to visit my friend and to also attend the Girls on the Run National Summit. Both parts of the trip were relaxing a ... Read on »
The Decision. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Two blog posts in one week! See?! I’m already living up to my 5th New Year’s Resolution ! So how was your week? I am thrilled it’s Friday. Tomorrow morning I’m headin ... Read on »
Begin Again. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hello and Happy New Year! I hope you all had a relaxing holiday and fun NYE. I personally love New Years because it’s also our anniversary! 3 years, baby! Off ... Read on »
How to Fracture Your Pelvis and Qualify for Boston – All in Six Months! (PART TWO) by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I hope you all had a fabulously relaxing and indulgent holiday. I had a wonderful time visiting family in New Hampshire, Boston, and Pennsylvania, and am using this week t ... Read on »
How to Fracture Your Pelvis and Qualify for Boston – All in Six Months (PART ONE) by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you’ve been reading this blog at all over the past year, you might recall the turbulent emotional rollercoaster that was my 2012 running calendar. I had an aggressive a ... Read on »
What Marathon? by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What’s up you guys? Yes, I am still enjoying the time off post-marathon. It’s been about 3 ½ weeks and I’ve only run twice. I’m sorry I’m not sorry. Truth be told, ... Read on »
Post-Marathon/Birth-Week! by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Thank you all for the congrats after the Manchester City Marathon ! I rode the PR/BQ high last week and have the same wishes for y’all running Philly this weekend. I’ll b ... Read on »
Manchester City Marathon Recap! by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I didn’t run the NYC Marathon on Sunday, but I did run the Manchester City Marathon which actually turned out to be even better. If you can imagine. After we made it ... Read on »
Feeling Lucky. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living What a whirlwind the past 24 hours have been. As we all know, the NYC Marathon has been cancelled. I completely echo what seems to be the general consensus around this ... Read on »
Perfect Timing. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I hope everyone in Sandy’s path is hunkered down and ready to ride out the storm. We are safe and sound here in Philly as the storm heads, well, directly toward us. ... Read on »
Enter the Taper. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well hello! Yes this blog post is coming to you at 11 PM on a Friday night. The social calendar has throttled back a bit with all this marathon training. On top of that, l ... Read on »
Marathon Strategies by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past Sunday, I ran 18 miles. And it actually felt okay. I won’t walk you through a two and a half hour play-by-play – but here’s a summary: No plantar-fasc ... Read on »
Introducing Tailwind! by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So, you know this Tailwind product I’ve been gushing over the past couple of months? Well, guess what… You can now buy it on NaturaStride!!! You all know I’m e ... Read on »
Remembering How to Be a Marathoner by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’m not gonna lie – this marathon training stuff is no joke. It’s been 5 years for me, and I totally forgot how tough, time consuming, and humbling the journey is. I’m ... Read on »
Weekly Re-cap: Shoes, Workouts & Fall Flavors! by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes I made it through the dreaded week back to work post vacation – hooray for me. Quite a productive week running-wise so let’s hop to. First of all – I got new shoes ... Read on »
Vacay Recap! Back to Reality. by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, vacation rocked. We had an amazing time. As much as I was sad to come home, it was nice to come back to suddenly fall weather! I guess I’m ready. Quick vacation r ... Read on »
A Runner's Dream Morning by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This morning is what I call a runner’s dream. I woke up at 5:00 AM (yes, that’s right) to eat/digest for my 10-miler. This worked out pretty well for me last weekend, ... Read on »
Made In America & Tailwind Review by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living How was your Labor Day weekend? Mine was fabulous but too short. First things first. Joe and I kicked off the long weekend with long runs. We both headed out for separ ... Read on »
Runner Nutrition 101 by Kate Freed Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The fact that it’s going to be September this week is killing me! I want my summer back. I feel like it went by way too fast because I’ve been way too busy. Although I ... Read on »