Greetings everyone! It has been another busy week (evidenced by light posting) but was a great training week for me. It also just so happens to represent 1 month till race day and, as we have arrived at the end of March, it's a perfect time to admire how great this training plan has been … Continue reading 1 Month Till Race Day + This Week in Review
Month: March 2013
Fun and Excitement This Week PEOPLE!
So we have just a few very exciting things happening this week. Isn't it such a nice feeling when a Monday marks the week starting off right rather than trudging painfully into the new week? Answer: YES! Tonight's Track Workout So, I am intimidated by my speed work at the track every week. I'm pretty much … Continue reading Fun and Excitement This Week PEOPLE!
Why Weather? – Week in Review
So, if you live in Central Florida (and potentially beyond), you probably (hopefully?) spent the afternoon hunkering down inside because it was quite a storm! I saw quite a few uprooted trees via people's Facebook posts. SCARY! This is but a continuation of a theme for this week - weather just screwing up the best laid plans. … Continue reading Why Weather? – Week in Review
Progress Towards Short Shorts Bliss
So, as I have shared in a past post, I am on a quest to open up a whole new world of running fashion with the addition of shorts and skirts to my running repertoire. Let Me Start From the Beginning So, when I first started running, I had a whole array of Soffe shorts … Continue reading Progress Towards Short Shorts Bliss
St. Patty’s Day Dash & Bash 5k Race Recap & Week in Review
Well this was a great first week of my training plan! I completed all 27 planned miles (built up from a typical weekly average of around 23 miles for the last year or so) with very little deviation from the plan. Before I dig into that, let me give you all the detail on my … Continue reading St. Patty’s Day Dash & Bash 5k Race Recap & Week in Review
Happy New 5k PR Day To Me!
This week has just been crazy and I sincerely meant to write a post leading up to today's 5k but sometimes, even with the best of intentions, it is hard to sneak a blog post it. While I would have loved to share all of my pre-race thoughts, strategy, and jitters with you, I will be more … Continue reading Happy New 5k PR Day To Me!
My Race Wear Dilemma: Solved?
So, if you haven't gathered this from reading my previous posts, getting running fashions, gear, and other accessories are one of my favorite parts of the sport. I firmly believe that if you look great you feel great and I am constantly picking up the loudest workout attire I can find. I have my training … Continue reading My Race Wear Dilemma: Solved?
The New Addition to Our Family…and it’s not what you’re thinking
So I am excited to welcome a new addition to our home: Yes, we finally bit the bullet and bought a treadmill. The Unexpected Circumstances Leading to Purchase So who would have guess that my husband who is "not a runner" (according to his constant mantra) was shockingly the impetus for the purchase. I figured … Continue reading The New Addition to Our Family…and it’s not what you’re thinking
Let’s Do This! Unveiling My New Training Plan
With 7 training weeks left before the Nike Women's Half Marathon in D.C., I have just enough time to really up my training effort and see what I can do. For my last few races, I have sort of "coasted" through training in that I have continued to do my usual thing and have enjoyed … Continue reading Let’s Do This! Unveiling My New Training Plan
Running in Costume
I was excited to wake up this morning to find this comment on my recent post: REALLY?! Me?! Caroline at I ❤ Running was kind enough to include me as one of her 2013 Top Ten Best Dressed Walt Disney World Runners. I am so honored! I am certainly in good company with some other … Continue reading Running in Costume