Category: Blog Posts

February 15, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

The Runner’s Wave Sharing in the Struggle      To many, running is seen as a solitary sport, an internal battle you wage against yourself with every step. Runners wake up alone, before friends and family, to head isolated, out into the cold on their run. Sure that may be true, although a bit dramatic, but…

February 12, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Training Update February 12, 2018      I’m eight weeks into my 18-week training program and I can finally enjoy the comfort of beer again to help get me through the final 10 weeks. It’s been a nice reunion and having a cold beer waiting for me after my tougher runs has been an excellent…

February 8, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Dry January 31 Days Without Beer      I did it! I made it 31 days with no alcohol whatsoever. Before we get into it, let’s get something out of the way. Yes, I’m aware that it’s February 8, I started Dry January a week late because I was already registered for a beer tasting…

February 5, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Training Update February 5, 2018      This was a big week for me in training because my long run was the first time I’ve ever run farther than 13.1 miles. I’ve been looking forward to this point since I started marathon training and I must admit, I was feeling a bit anxious leading up to…

February 2, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Get Started With I RUN ON BEER      Welcome to I RUN ON BEER, a blog I created to help grow and develop the community of “beer runners.” The I RUN ON BEER blog has been a great outlet for me to share my experience as a runner and enjoyer of craft beer, but it’s…

January 29, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Training Update January 29, 2018      So I’m officially a third of the way through marathon training and feeling good! Week six was especially rewarding because it was a busy week at work which usually means a few slips in training. I did miss one of my weekly yoga sessions but was able to log…

January 25, 2018 iRunOnBeer 2 comments

Raleigh 2018 My First Race of the Year Disclaimer: I received free entry to the Rock n Roll Raleigh Half Marathon as part of being a BibRave Pro. Learn more about becoming a BibRave Pro (ambassador), and check out BibRave.com to review find and write race reviews!     I’ve been a bit anxious so far in…

January 22, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Training Update January 22, 2018      Just like that, week 5 of marathon training is in the past. I’ve still got so far to go but with every week I’m feeling more and more confident about the race. This week was also the first time I ventured out to find a new running route…

January 18, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

David Rapp Why We Run On Beer Find David’s Blog – Twitter      Beer and I have been friends for a long time. Shortly after my 21st birthday, my brother bought me a glass of Chimay Red to celebrate the occasion. I had obviously had beer before this, but it was the mass-produced, Miller-and-Budweiser…

January 15, 2018 iRunOnBeer No comments exist

Training Update January 15, 2018      This past week I wrote a post about welcoming the struggle that accompanies running and learning how to embrace it. It’s always easy to skip a run or a workout but, having never run a marathon before, I’m fully aware of the importance of logging every mile in…