• Legends of Running,  Motivation,  Write

    Legends of Running: Bobbi Gibb The First Woman to Run the Boston Marathon

    Bobbi taught me what it looks like to lace up for a starting line and let love be your driving force. Help us commemorate this bold runner and pioneer for women’s running by donating to the 26.2 Foundation.   Elise: That takes courage to get to the starting line. Bobbi: They say love overcomes fear. As I sat across from Bobbi Gibb, my heart rate quickened. I was sitting across the table from a legend. This was the woman behind the scenes, softly in the background, not often given recognition outside of the seasoned runners and running communities. I was…

  • Books

    Reading List for 2019

    Each year I begin with a list of books in mind to read and make me happy. Since I scramble to keep any sort of New Year’s resolution, I felt this could be a nice intro to getting on that…

  • Books

    Reading List for 2018

    Each year I begin with a list of books in mind to read and make me happy. Since I scramble to keep any sort of New Year’s resolution, I felt this could be a nice intro to getting on that…

  • Motivation,  Reflections

    Mountain Climbing

    A short hike, a hut and a group of unwieldy climbers Location: White Mountains, New Hampshire Miles: 8 with 4,000 vertical ft Song in my head: Take me Home, Country Road – John Denver (because that is what one hiker was singing…

  • Fitness,  Motivation

    Running Buddies | The Long and Short of It

    Buddy Up! Partner Running. Miles: 4 + 37 Harvard Stadium Sections Song in my head: Journey Brunch food motivation: Zico Chocolate Coconut Water This past weekend I went on a run with my running buddy, Meesh. We chose one of our old running haunts.…