says savannah

What if your passion can’t extend beyond 9 to 5?

As I sit here writing this late on a Friday night, it's a bit forced. I had the goal of getting out a blog post this weekend, but I have quite a busy weekend ahead. This was the only time... Continue Reading →

When a break from running takes you to 14,000 feet and new realizations!

In May, I posted a picture of me on Instagram crossing the finish line at the Bolder Boulder with the caption: "Nothing else in life will ever give you this feeling." Today, however, I learned differently. I summited my first 14ers... Continue Reading →

SEO Blogging: Are your blog posts search engine optimized?

This post was published on the Pivot Communication blog If written well, blog articles add educational and informative content to senior living community websites. Additionally, these articles offer dynamic content — every blog is another searchable page for Google to... Continue Reading →

Hippeas for Hippies

This review was published in the "Veggie Bits" section of the Vegetarian Journal  With seven different flavors and a texture similar to cheese puffs, Hippies Organic Chickpea Puffs have four grams of protein and three grams of fiber per serving,... Continue Reading →

A Healthier Brownie

This review was published in the "Veggie Bits" section of the Vegetarian Journal Looking to indulge in dessert without feeling guilty? Pure Genius Brownies are less than 200 calories each, packed with fiber and protein, and are made with 40... Continue Reading →

Vegan Snacks for Runners

This article was published in the Vegetarian Journal As a distance runner, it's important that I give my body proper fuel on my long runs and during long-distance races. Failing to do so can lead to a crash midway or... Continue Reading →

Lessons on running and life at Greenbelt Plateau | Boulder, Colorado

After two major injuries, I've learned not to take running as seriously as I used to. On my first long run of the spring training season, everything went wrong. The old Savannah would've come off the trail saying, "That was... Continue Reading →

Three lakes and freezing winds at Bear Lake Trailhead | Estes Park, Colorado

Have you ever been so cold that you wanted to cry? I have. While Rocky Mountain National Park is beautiful in the winter, the blustering winds aren't. As I trudged through the snow toward Dream Lake, I wanted to cry.... Continue Reading →

Why runners must slow down to speed up

"Slow and steady wins the race" is an expression for a reason. When it comes to race training, the entire training season is a part of that race, not just the race itself. As such, slow and steady is an... Continue Reading →

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