Race Timing & Results – An Interview with my Dad

As we’re rolling up on Father’s Day, a tribute to my Dad. I’m grateful to have and relive these memories, and grateful that you got us into sports. Sports have always been a part of our family life. And for my dad, for over 10 years sports were a part of his professional life. WhileContinue reading “Race Timing & Results – An Interview with my Dad”

Mom, Entrepreneur, Cancer Survivor, 14x Boston Marathoner Featured Runner: Lisa Maciel

For the first runner profile on my blog, it was a no-brainer for me to interview my first running coach and dear friend, Lisa Maciel.  Lisa is a wife, mom, marathoner, entrepreneur, cancer survivor and all around amazing person that you just feel lucky to know.  Lisa has a heart for people and as aContinue reading “Mom, Entrepreneur, Cancer Survivor, 14x Boston Marathoner Featured Runner: Lisa Maciel”

Staying Motivated to Run in Winter

It’s winter. And for those of us in the midwest or colder climates, it’s dark, snowy, icy, cold, windy, cloudy, sometimes all at once! Sometimes the thought of heading out into the cold or howling wind can make staying inside your warm cozy bed seem like the much better option than getting out for aContinue reading “Staying Motivated to Run in Winter”

Goal setting and 2022 running goals

Are you a goal-setter, go-with-the-flow-er, or something in between? With so much social media about goals loading up on December 31, Jan 1, Jan 2 (especially in the running community when so much of what we do is chase goals), it’s easy to feel like you’re behind. It’s ok, it’s not too late, the yearContinue reading “Goal setting and 2022 running goals”

Welcome to Run | Rise | Shine – The Blog!

Hello and thanks for stopping by! I’m Nicki – married to Tim, mom/stepmom/dog mom, runner, marathoner, running coach. Lover of downhill skiing, water sports, documentaries, country music, family dinners, sunsets, active wear, big goals, adventures. Second-time blogger – check out my first blog about our trek to the summit of Mt Kilimanjaro. Here you’ll readContinue reading “Welcome to Run | Rise | Shine – The Blog!”