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Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I have been running since September 2010. I never thought I could be a runner and now it's something I can't imagine living without! I will be running my first marathon in November 2011 and hope to pursue ultrarunning beyond that. My philosophy on life is that no day should be wasted. Life is too... Full Bio
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September 2012 in Review by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This was a super fantastic month so let's get right to it! Mileage Recap A year ago - September 2011: 193.05 January : 181.21 February : 86.84 March ... Read on »
Ragnar Relay DC Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running How do you sum up a 30 hour race? With a ridiculously long post! There are few times in my life when I think I've actually not slept multiple days in a row. I got so ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 12 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Another really good week in the books! Two good weeks in a row is an anomaly, but I'm trying to make it the new pattern. I keep thinking something bad is going to hap ... Read on »
Let's Get Ready to Ragnar! by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today is happily my Friday because tomorrow I am taking off work to run in the DC Ragnar Relay. Last year I joined a team for the inaugural PA event (initial recap here ) ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 11 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After feeling bummed out about my training in August I finally had a really nice running week and it feels GOOD! Monday 9/10:  7.76 mile run 17.34 mile bike ... Read on »
Flipping the Switch & JFK Training Updates by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running With the weekend promptly behind me I woke up Monday morning a complete stress case. It's as if during the night a switch was flipped. If Sunday was summer, 12 hours late ... Read on »
The Good, the Bad, and the Very, Very Ugly: Tough Mudder Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'll preface this post by saying that my expectations for this race weren't very high to begin with and so my opinion didn't have very far to fall. Mud and obstacles are ... Read on »
The Great Running Romance by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's about time this blog started talking more about running and less about annoying, cumbersome medical issues. I don't know whether it's the slowly-but-surely-com ... Read on »
Not the Three Day Weekend I Was Expecting by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This is how I envisioned my three day holiday weekend Friday: Half day at work, dinner with Mike and a nice glass of wine Saturday: 25 miler to Valley Forge, relax, ... Read on »
August 2012 in Review by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running What a freaking crazy month. Broke my hand, got sun poisoning, and now I have a terrible case of contact dermatitis all over my right arm after swipping a tree on my ride ... Read on »
The New Death Part by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Any runner will tell you that running is not only physical, but largely mental as well. Whether your racing or just on a training run, finding the mental strength to push ... Read on »
Back in Action by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I feel like I've been in a coma for the last two weeks and have just woken up. Between breaking my hand , going on vacay for a few days, and the unfortunate consequences ... Read on »
What this Bermuda Vacation Was Made Of by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've been coming to Bermuda since I was just a baby. It's nice coming back to a place every year where you know what to expect. And while I've seen most of the island by ... Read on »
The Swamp Thing and the Long Run by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Remember when I fell while running on Wednesday night and broke the fall with my left hand? Well it didn't hurt much at all when I went to bed, but then I was up every ho ... Read on »
Instinct by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Last night after dinner Mike and I headed out for a quick run. All was fine until about the 3 mile mark, when my mind started drifting. All of a sudden, in what was likel ... Read on »
Call It a Cutback by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After two weeks of mileage build with an emphasis on Saturday long runs (20 and 18 respectfully), I was excited and ready to have a little cutback week. I don't think I'v ... Read on »
July 2012 in Review by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Let me jump right in to proudly declare that I finally (finally!) hit 200 miles for the month! Woooooo! And chose to celebrate by wearing the most obno ... Read on »
Recipe for an Awesome Weekend by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend had a lot of awesome things going for it. Let's review shall we? 1) Awesome Long Runs Last Saturday I felt like doing 20 miles. This Saturday I cou ... Read on »
The Wedding Post by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Guess what arrived this weekend? The wedding photos!!!!! All 1800 of them. Safe to say I spent half of my Saturday oogling at them. I'm so, so pleased at how they came ou ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 3 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running After feeling really tired last week on only my second week of training, this week went much better! Monday 7/16: 17 mile bike 50 minute Reformer Pilates clas ... Read on »