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11 Homemade Backpacking Meals

Are you sick of spending money out the wazoo for pre-packaged backpacking meals? Those things are $8-10 a pop, which means my recent 3 day trip with 3 people would have cost ~$180 for food alone!! That’s just crazy. So I decided to start making my own homemade backpacking meals. These easy to prepare homemade …

Half Marathon Training Plan for Chronic Runner’s Knee

Disclosure: I am not a doctor or physical therapist. If you have any of these pains, please don’t listen to some crazy girl on the internet–go see a doctor! What I’ve written here is based on my personal opinions, research, and experience.   If you’ve had chronic runner’s knee, you know it’s a long road …

Ljubljana Marathon Race Report (Ljubljanski Maraton)

The half marathon I did in Ljubljana last Sunday was… A) The most fun race I’ve ever done. B) The most crowded race I’ve ever done. It was quite the event for such a small city like Ljubljana. In total, there were 22,500 runners doing one of the four events–marathon, half marathon, 10k, and a …

Fighting Runner’s Knee (aka Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)

Disclosure: I am not a doctor or physical therapist. If you have any of these pains, please don’t listen to some crazy girl on the internet–go see a doctor! What I’ve written here is based on my personal opinions, research, and experience. How I Got Runner’s Knee Want to know how NOT to run a …