My friend Staci has a goal to run 50 races before she turns 50. When she told me about this goal it made me curious to see how many races I had done so far, and when I counted them up I realized I was really close to 50 myself! This then led to a… Continue reading 50 Races
So I’m going to try something new. I rarely talk about my training, just about the end result – races. It’s time to talk about the hard work that pays off in the end. Here’s my first monthly training recap! Total Running Miles: 70.38 (last year 52.08) Total Miles: 121 (includes swimming & biking) What was I… Continue reading July 2017 Training Recap
My husband’s alarm goes off at 4:50am. The day I have been thinking about for almost a decade is finally here. I woke up with a sense of calm compared to the fear and anxiety that had crippled me and my training for the last few weeks. The night before I had gone to… Continue reading Race Recap: Sanford & Sun Sprint Triathlon 2017
I have started to write this blog about 10 times trying to find the perfect words. I’m still a little shocked and awed… so I hope that I can capture what all this day meant to me. Right after Volkslaufe, a friend from our running group – Ed – suggested that Ken and I run… Continue reading Race Recap: Elsie Dairy Dash 5k
Today was an awesome day! I got up super early so that I could do a practice “mini triathlon” at my parents’ house. They live near lakes so we got up and headed out to the lake near the house with a swimming area so that I could get my swim in. The water was… Continue reading Banking the Miles: First Summer Update!
What could be better than a weekend at Cedar Point? A weekend at Cedar Point that includes running a 5k and cheering on friends at a half marathon, that’s what! This was my third year running the Cedar Point 5k, but my first year getting the weekend pass with the race. I went with a… Continue reading Race Recap: Cedar Point 5k 2017
You know you love running when you’re just as happy going to cheer on your friends at a race as you are actually participating in the race! Once again, I played the role of race mom at the Bayshore Marathon and Half Marathon this Memorial Day weekend. I knew lots of people that were racing… Continue reading Race Recap: Bayshore Marathon 2017