Want To Make Your Running Life Easier?

OMT! is a seasoned runner, but maybe you prefer walking or hiking. The question is this: What the heck to you do with your phone, keys, snack and cash when getting your exercise? Don’t you dare say fanny pack…don’t say it! ~ A gentle reminder: OMT! uses Amazon referral links. When you do your shopping […]

How-To: Make Your Own Electrolyte Replacement Drink

As many of you know, OMT! is a distance runner. (BRAGGER!) I started when a coach at my elementary school asked me to join the track team. Me? Track? I had never considered it before, but because my friends were doing it, I agreed. It was there, on the dusty West Texas school ground fields, […]

For the Runner in Your Life

CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST HERE! Sorry y’all, didn’t mean to panic anyone, it’s just that maybe you’re like me and you don’t have all your shopping done.  I’m dedicating this post to the runners in your life, or for the runners who need to drop a major hint. Psssst, Santa!  THIS. ~ A gentle reminder: I […]

Why Grandma (Choochie*) Runs

On this day of unbridled amore, I offer my lifelong love affair with running… As a runner who’s been running longer than most of you have been alive, I frequently get asked why I run.  Grandma runs, y’all.  (* or Choochie, as I’m called of late…is this the name that’s gonna stick?!) Folks who know […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

I am not a fan of cold weather and if at all possible, I won’t run in the cold (under 50°).  Thankfully, I currently live in an area where we get a few days of warmish weather mixed in with the cold, so I can get out occasionally.  It’s those interspersed warm days that save […]

Ready, Set, RUN!: Part Three

~Part Three in the series Run For Your Life ~ Show of hands: Who’s ever started a running program?!  Show of hands: Who’s still running?  It doesn’t have to be all or nothing.   The physical, mental and spiritual benefits, the healthier lifestyle and shopping for breezy shorty shorts, are within your reach.  It’s just a […]

See Grandma Run!

I’m a runner.  I’ve been running since I was 10.  I see you doing the math. The year Boy got married, I trained for and ran my first marathon.  I figured it would be a good way to deal with wedding stress.  26.2 miles, baby.  You can read all about it HERE.  After that, I […]