It is almost incredible to think about everything that has happened in the last month (ahem...plus) since I last found the time to write a blog post! Here are just a few of the highlights: Our Anniversary Cruise I will have to write a full recap post but we had a fabulous time sailing aboard … Continue reading Well Holy Cow…
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
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!
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
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 had just an incredible race this morning...but I know I did everything possible wrong leading up to this race and broke so many rules in the "runner handbook." So appropriate that I got back to the hotel to find Hercules on the TV. "I can beat the odds. I can go the distance" … Continue reading Tinker Bell Half Marathon – A PR Against All Odds!
So I officially ended my 7 day challenge (and not to mention my 2012 running year) with a bang today! 7 days and 32 miles later, I could not think of a better way to end my 2012 running year! I had a lot of fun with this "challenge" and feel absolutely great on … Continue reading Seven Day Streak? SUCCESS!
Well yesterday can definitely be considered a success and a new milestone in my running career...I got my first "hardware." Let's Start from the Beginning The race was scheduled to start at 7:30 but I was choosing on-site packet pick up which ran till 7:15 according to the information provided by race organizers so I … Continue reading The Results Are In! 2012 Historic Longwood 5k Race Recap
I am so proud of my husband today because he completed his first 5k race today. If you knew my husband, you would know this is a big deal because he frequently reminds me how much he hates running. Since it's something I love so much, I always want to get him into it but have so … Continue reading Everyone Starts Somewhere…