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Under Construction... - Monday, January 2nd 2012 6:02 AM
It's been a few weeks since my last blog, and though there is plenty to write about, it's difficult for me to 1) sit down and write about everything that has been happening, and...
Dear Running... - Monday, November 28th 2011 7:28 AM
Dear Running,Like any other deeply important essentials to life, it's difficult for me to put into words what I'd like to say to you.  And what exactly do I want to say to...
The Door County Fall 100 - Sunday, November 13th 2011 4:02 PM
“Ashley, WAKE UP, I need Advil and duct tape!!!”I shook the groggy haze that covered my napping body as my eyes focused on the shirtless runner’s body standing at...
How to be More Lucky - Thursday, October 13th 2011 8:11 PM
I am really lucky.  Like really, really lucky.  I mean, realistically, how many 27 year olds today own three businesses, are their own boss, do what they love, inspire...
The MS Run the US 2013 Relay - Wednesday, October 5th 2011 1:37 PM
The daytime is getting shorter and somehow, within the blink of an eye, three running events that I was waiting for all summer have come and gone.  Time flies when you are...
NF--Sept 18th--Half Marathon Race Report - Thursday, September 29th 2011 6:53 AM
If you read my pre-race report last week, or if you are able to follow me on Facebook, you know that last weekend following my 50-mile trail race was the North Face Trail...
Race Report: North Face 50-mile Endurance Challenge - Sunday, September 18th 2011 8:14 PM
I’m not exactly sure where to start writing this blog.  I know I should write it right now, while the feelings and emotions from this weekend’s 50-mile race are still...
Race Weekend :) - Friday, September 16th 2011 7:02 AM
My heart is already beating faster as I even think about typing this blog.  Its Thursday and I have a big and exciting weekend ahead...race weekend!  Even if I'm...
Today, tomorrow, always. - Sunday, September 11th 2011 2:19 PM
Today is September 11th, 2011, the coveted ten year anniversary to the dreadful day that has marked so many American lives as a day that changed our lives forever.  On...
The Ashley K Training Program - Tuesday, September 6th 2011 9:51 PM
Every once and a while I like to throw caution to the wind and do something kind of reckless.  The more I do this, the more I figure out how to dig myself out of whatever...
The Biggest Little Adventure - Monday, August 29th 2011 5:11 PM
With my run last year becoming a distant memory with every passing day, it's difficult to reminiscence about all of the things I absolutely loved about the adventure...running...
An orange RV, five kids, and sugar - Saturday, August 20th 2011 7:58 PM
Last weekend I spent three days with the beautiful family who donated the mother ship motor home to MS Run the US, Inc. that became our home on wheels for six months straight!...
Best New Charity - Monday, August 15th 2011 12:36 PM
Ever heard of "The Classy Awards"?...Nope?  Yeah, neither had I until MS Run the US, Inc. was up for one of the nationwide recognized nominations!!!  Basically The...
A Hidden World - Saturday, August 6th 2011 6:56 AM
No Opportunity Wasted, right? I sighed as I look out my sixth floor hotel window.  As I was packing to come to Des Monies for the night for one of my speaking events I had...
Yesterday you said: "Tomorrow" - Wednesday, August 3rd 2011 4:49 PM
Have you ever met someone who talks about wanting to do all these fun, great things but then never actually takes action to follow through?  On the contrary, have you met...
Be The Change - Tuesday, July 26th 2011 5:30 PM
If you haven't traveled outside of the U.S. much (if at all) I highly suggest it.  Even through our economic & governmental debt crisis, I still firmly believe that...
Know no limits - Tuesday, July 12th 2011 9:16 AM
The limits of the human mind and heart have absolutely no bounds.  It's been said that, "Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are...
Harder, faster, stronger... - Tuesday, June 21st 2011 3:00 PM
Hi all,Here's a blog post I recently wrote on my athlete blog located at on Phil Keoghan's NOW Energy Bar site as I am one of their athletes and blog writers.  Hope you...
Back in the U.S. - Thursday, June 16th 2011 8:45 AM
Australia was amazing & wonderful, and I feel so blessed to have had the opportunity to spend time with Andrew in his home country.  No matter how much I feel I know...
Finish strong - Tuesday, June 7th 2011 7:22 PM
This last weekend I got the unusual opportunity to help others in endurance events.  Usually I’m the one setting out on some crazy distance to run with my parents or...
MS awareness month UPDATE! - Thursday, June 2nd 2011 3:30 PM
May was a great month for the MS cause!!!  Some of you may know it was "MS Awareness Month" and the kickoff to many Walk MS events around the United States hosted by the...
The bright side of things - Monday, May 23rd 2011 6:00 PM
You don't have to be a genius to look around the world and see how much easier it is to be negative than positive.  News stations & papers spend more time & space...
Food for thought - Monday, March 28th 2011 6:10 PM
Hey readers!I just wanted to post two excerpts I came across in my recent readings.  For me, these two passages reached out across the page and slapped it's contents right...
The comparison crisis - Wednesday, March 9th 2011 3:51 AM
I was working at the gym last week when I had an interesting conversation with one of the members, who I'll call Sarah for the sake of the story.  I just got done...
Regret or rejoice. It's your choice. - Friday, March 4th 2011 4:55 PM
I have one foot out the door...heading out for a run.  But this blog will be short, and sweet, and personal so I thought I'd take a minute to jot it down while the idea is...