It is officially the last day of August. Kids have started going back to school this week, and my summer loving friends are already annoyed with my excitement over football, sweatshirts and all things pumpkin. August officially started my marathon-only training and unfortunately has ended with a possible injury. We’ll see what I find out… Continue reading August 2017 Training Recap
The Crim is one of my favorite races of the year. The first time I ran it in 2015 I was a nervous mess. My last long run before the race was 8 miles and it was miserable. I was sure I was going to have a tough time. But I did not… I had… Continue reading Race Recap: Crim 2017
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!