Running in the Dark – Crazy or Stupid?

Every morning my alarm goes off at 4:45 am and I know that it is time to go for a run - after all, it wouldn't feel right if I didn't get my morning run in! I never used to worry about my early morning runs because I would rarely see anyone else or any … Continue reading Running in the Dark – Crazy or Stupid?

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Race Review: Not So Normal 3/4 Marathon

1/4 Marathon? 1/2 Marathon? 3/4 Marathon?! Yes, you read that right. I ran a 3/4 marathon distance (19.65 miles) as a training run for my marathon - placed 6th Overall, 2nd Gender.   What: Not So Normal When: April 2, 2017 Where: Carrboro, NC Distance: 3/4 Marathon The best part about running this race is that it is … Continue reading Race Review: Not So Normal 3/4 Marathon

BSIM Training Week 8

Last week was definitely a building week for my training. The miles became longer but my effort was easier. Monday - Fartlek (4 min, 3 min, 2 min, 1 min) - 8.1 miles! A system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate boredom and enhance psychological aspects of … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 8

BSIM Training Week 3

Happy New Year! My recap comes a little late this week after hours of holiday traveling but happy to have been able to finish off the year strong! Monday - Rest day, I needed an extra one this week. Tuesday - 4.5 miles, 8:53 /mile Wednesday - 6 miles, 8:45 /mile Thursday - 6 miles, … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 3