This past year was crazy to say the least. We moved back across the country to California. Cade proposed at the San Francisco Marathon where I also reached my sub 4 hour marathon goal - did I mention it was the best weekend ever? And then we bought our first home in October! The past … Continue reading 2017 Recap // 2018 Goals
The holidays are coming and it's time to start thinking about what to get that special runner in your life. Here are 10 unique gifts for runners this season.
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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?
First I PR'd and then I said YES!
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
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
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
My ITBS and plantar fasciitis injuries have been feeling pretty healthy so it's time to start training for the Big Sur International Marathon!!!! The race is April 30, 2017 so I'm giving myself plenty of time to make sure that I'm healthy and ready. I will be posting my weekly recaps on my Sunday rest … Continue reading BSIM Training Week 1