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Articles by Bonnie Ingersoll

About Bonnie Ingersoll (47 Articles)
Bonnie is a portland native that rediscovered her love of running in 2008. Since then she has conquered three half marathons and the 2013 Portland Marathon. She focuses on juggling work, family, and training the next Olympic running star, her almost two-year-old son.

Thankful for Running!

November 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Running is so very special to me in my life. I know that running is no more than putting one foot in front of the other, but if you allow it to be – it can be so much more for that. I have been running consistently for about 6 years and it has [read more...]

The Philosophy of Running

September 27, 2014 // 0 Comments

Let me preface this with: while I am not a scholar of philosophy, I do hope that by our very nature – humans are philosophers. We are thinkers, tinkerers, and problem solvers using what tools we have to answer the bigger questions, to break up [read more...]

Race Recap: Crawfish Crawl 5k

August 7, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s been a looooong time since I have done a 5k. I usually am turned off by the idea because it seems like a lot of ‘do’ for not a whole lot of mileage. But, as my training has wound down from the Marathon last year, I have been more [read more...]

Race Preview: Crawfish Crawl 5k

July 31, 2014 // 0 Comments

It’s Crawfish season in Tualatin this weekend and yours truly will be celebrating by hitting the pavement for the 2014 Crawfish Crawl 5k, 10k, (new!) Half Marathon, and 1/2k kid’s Fun Run this Saturday, August 2. Can we all just agree [read more...]

Race Preview: Brews Cruise 5k

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Can we just rename Oregon “the land of many beers”? I feel like most of my Pacific Northwestern life has revolved around the strange brew and I haven’t even been legally able to drink for all too long. My most favorite is when running and beer [read more...]

Race Preview: Crater Lake Rim Run

June 28, 2014 // 2 Comments

One of my favorite Oregon landmarks is Crater Lake and I was surprised and elated to know that there is an supported race that happens here, the Crater Lake Rim Run! On August 9, 2014 you can run a marathon, 13-mile, or 6.7-mile distances around the [read more...]

Finding the Joy

June 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

After the Hippie Chick Half, I totally just stopped running. I am not sure why or how, but after a lackluster race performance, I just felt burnt out. But, really, for no reason at all. I’ve been doing more races than usual, but this burnout has [read more...]

Race Preview: Chakra Blast 5k

June 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The only thing that can make a beautiful day at the beach even better is some colored powder for throwing in the Holi Tradition. On Sunday, June 8 at Nye Beach, people of all walks will converge on the Nye Beach Turnaround (Newport, OR.) for the [read more...]

Training with a Virtual Coach

May 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

  For a great portion of my running “career” I used Hal Higdon plans or whatever else I could get my hands on. When I started training for my first-ever marathon last year I knew it was time to get serious and get some one on one [read more...]

Race Preview: 2014 Abduction Dash

May 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

What are you doing this weekend? I hope you’re going to be running the 2014 Abduction Dash this Saturday, May 17 at 1:15 p.m. in McMinnville, Oregon. The Abduction Dash is a one mile fun-run and obstacle course that is put on and benefitting [read more...]

Race Recap: Hop Hop Half & 5k

April 22, 2014 // 1 Comment

I feel like every time I write a post I am being overly emphatic about something, but hear me… Hop Hop Half & 5k is the hidden gem of the Portland race scene. I vaguely remember the Hop Hop Half last year and couldn’t do it [read more...]