The Wild Savedges take on the Kinzua Country Tango

When we first moved to Warren, PA, we learned that the town is home to a rather unique race – the Kinzua Country Tango. The Tango is it’s known in these parts is part triathlon, part adventure race, and part bada$$ fun. This year, my husband, 14-year-old daughter, and I decided to take it on. […]

Breaking 4: What’s next on the horizon

After I finished the Pittsburgh Marathon, I was left with a conundrum. I love to run marathons, and when I run them just for fun – with n time goals or other pressure – it seems as though I am lucky enough to be able to run several a year without worrying about injury. I love […]

2017 Pittsburgh Marathon Race Review

Race Date: May 7, 2017 Time: 4:31:12 Weather: mid-upper 40s and SUNNY Course: One mega-hill; several rolling hills Run Again: Yes. Maybe. Race Recap: In the week leading up to this race, I have to admit I was dreading it. And questioning my own sanity. The weather forecast for Sunday was grim – low 40’s and rain, rain, rain. […]

Breaking #2: It’s time for me to smash some goals

The running world is abuzz this morning with talk about Nike’s groundbreaking ‘Breaking 2’ project and Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing 2:00:25 marathon run. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an amazing swell of support for this project as well as a fair share of criticism. Now, I’m not an elite. Nor will I ever be. […]

Pittsburgh Bound!

Oh my, it is time! After six months of training (and getting sick and restarting my training) it is finally time for the rubber to meet the road. In just a few hours, I will be on my way to the Pittsburgh Marathon Expo and then in the blink of an eye it will be […]

Seneca 7: Relay races are the bomb

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to run my first relay race and can I just say that my heart is absolutely bursting with love. Love for running. Love for this race. And love for these women. If you’re not familiar with the Seneca 7, it is a 77.7 mile relay in which a team of […]

Officially joined the #SportsBraSquad!

Fans of Kelly Roberts (of Run, Selfie, Repeat,) don’t need any explanation about this pic or this post. For the rest of you – here’s the scoop. Roberts is a fun, fresh voice in the world of women’s running. She’s a kickass runner, but she’s not an elite. And while she has an awesome bod, […]

Whole 30 Day 31: That’s a wrap

Last night, I brought my Whole 30 journey to a close, with a simple dinner of baked fish and roasted veggies and a surreal moment in which I realized that I had gone for 30 days without sugar, dairy, alcohol, gluten, legumes, artificial sweeteners, and any kind of processed crap (except for that one accidental […]