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?
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
Last Week In Review
I will try to keep this short and sweet because life feels like a treadmill set just a hair too fast and I'm struggling to keep up! I really can't complain since I am really truly blessed with the things that keep my life so full but I could use a vacation day from work … Continue reading Last Week In Review
This Princess Has Yet Another Tiara…Medal That Is
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
Want To Know Where I’ve Been For The Last Two Days?
Right here... It's almost funny that on Tuesday, I was still planning to wake up Wednesday morning for an early pre-work run. Hah! Little did I know, I would be spending all of Thursday and Friday laying in bed, coughing up a lung with a constant supply of Kleenex in hand. I Feel Miserable! When … Continue reading Want To Know Where I’ve Been For The Last Two Days?
You Can Only Wear Yourself Down So Much…
Although I constantly test my luck and think I can outsmart my body, you can only wear yourself down so much before you end up getting sick. The Decline I developed a little upper respiratory weirdness when I was traveling to the Tinker Bell Half. My symptoms were mostly a runny nose and it luckily resolved … Continue reading You Can Only Wear Yourself Down So Much…
The Results Are In! 2012 Historic Longwood 5k Race Recap
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
Everyone Starts Somewhere…
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…
Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Race Recap Time!
Where to even begin?! Clearly, I had a great race but let's start from the beginning... Let me preface by saying I don't have a whole lot of pictures since my phone stays safely inside my running belt for the entire race but hopefully my supremely rich and vivid descriptions will paint a perfect mental picture for … Continue reading Disney’s Wine & Dine Half Marathon: Race Recap Time!
I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012
Good morning world! I feel GREAT today for one very simple reason: While I will save my full race recap for later, here's the cliff notes version: Race Conditions - Just about perfect. Nice cool temperatures set the stage for a great race Race Gear - This was probably the most comfortable race outfit I have put … Continue reading I’m a PR Machine! SNEAK PEEK: Wine & Dine Half 2012