So it's hard to believe that this was my view just a couple short days ago... Instead of focusing on my training (which has continued to go well and is just about done...it's coast till race day mode now), I will relive my amazing weekend here on the blog (at least a quick summary of … Continue reading Is there such a thing as cruise-lag?
This week has been full of ups and downs but it wouldn't be training any other way, right? As I wrote about earlier this week, I dealt with the frustration of injury which also prevented me from sticking exactly to my plan (and forced my weekly mileage to come in low as well). I also … Continue reading Race Preview & Week in Review
This normally busy week culminated in probably one of the busiest weekends I've had in a long time. While I feel like I could collapse and that I need a fully body massage, it was all so much fun and I wouldn't trade it for anything. Exciting New Gear I got some exciting new gear … Continue reading Another Stellar Week of Training – This Week in Review
Where to begin? I am still having serious runDisney withdrawal after this weekend! Although it wasn't to be a PR weekend, it was still very magical. Because the Tinker Bell Half Marathon set the bar so high, tough expectations were set. This was, however, still my second fastest half and only my second sub-2 race. … Continue reading 2013 Disney’s Princess Half Marathon – Race Recap!
The 2013 Disney's Princess Half Marathon has now come and gone and I am so sad that it's over. While I will save the full recap for another day, I can't wait to share some of the basics with you now. A Tough Race Let me start out by saying this was one of the … Continue reading This Princess Has Yet Another Tiara…Medal That Is
With the 5th Annual Disney's Princess Half Marathon Weekend officially kicking off tomorrow morning, this seems like the perfect time to look back and reflect as well as share some of my pre-race thoughts. Why Princess Is So Important Disney's Princess Half Marathon is by far my favorite running event which is for a whole … Continue reading About to Become Running Royalty…Again
So, I am promising myself that this will be a very short post since working on the computer right before bed is (I believe anyway) contributing to the fatigue that has put me in a funk this week. Let me recount the last few days... Pre-Princess Training My final days of Princess Half training are … Continue reading A Quick Update – My SUPER Fatigued Week
Happy (Belated) Valentine's Day Everyone! I hope you had a lovely day with your loved ones yesterday. A mid-week Valentine's day is always bummer since it's tough to plan a festive evening but my valentines did a good job this year. Since we both worked a full day, we agreed that spending a nice evening … Continue reading Happy (Belated) Valentine’s Day Everyone!
At long last...welcome to my recap of the 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon! My Pre-Race Thoughts I'm sure this has been pretty well documented in prior blog posts but I was not quite sure what to expect from this race. While I always want to PR going into any race, I had such a great … Continue reading PART 2 – 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon – Race Recap
At long last - three weeks later - I am sitting down to write my full recap of the incredible 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon. Since my runs this week have been less than stellar and I would rather reflect on running glory instead of the sorry state of my body as it recovers from this … Continue reading PART 1 – 2013 Tinker Bell Half Marathon – Disneyland Vacation Recap