Peanut Butter flavored GU

Easy home made peanut butter recipe

One of my favorite foods has always been peanut butter.  So, being the health nut I am, I was very excited when I learned I could make my own. This recipe is very simple and only takes about 5 minutes from start to finish.  I love it because I know exactly what’s going into my…

Snow on branches

Why you should run through the winter

As the mercury begins to plummet and the days grow shorter, you may be thinking it’s time to pack away those running shoes for the winter or retreat into the gym.  I’d encourage you to stop and reconsider running through the winter. I picked up running 10 years ago this fall, but it wasn’t until…

Marathon pacing: an exciting way to experience 26.2

Over the summer, I received an e-mail form my track club (AARC) saying that the Baystate Marathon in Lowell, Mass., was looking for volunteers to lead pace groups.  Since my wife , Julia, and I are always looking for an excuse to run long, we knew immediately that we wanted to volunteer for this. The…