I am usually one of those people who absolutely refuses to get into the Christmas spirit any sooner than December 1. This year, Mother Nature gifted us with snow the second week of November that sparked an early Christmas spirit fire in my heart. My husband and I bought a new Christmas tree before Thanksgiving… Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas!
We are more than halfway through November, and here I am finally writing a recap of my October training. I’m going to do things a little differently this month. Rather than copy and paste my usual format, spewing out stats and numbers, I’m just gonna write what’s on my mind and on my heart. You’ve… Continue reading October 2019 Training Recap
“There will be days you don’t think you can run a marathon. There will be a lifetime of knowing you have.” In the weeks and days leading up to the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, I had a lot of moments where I was not sure if I could run a marathon. Even the day of the… Continue reading Race Recap: Indianapolis Monumental Marathon 2019
It has been a week since I ran the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank International Half Marathon, and it's about dang time that I write up my race recap. TL;DR - It was a whole lot of fun, with some crazy ups and downs thrown in, and I'm not just talking about the bridge and the… Continue reading Race Recap: Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank International Half Marathon 2019
Today marks one month until I stand at the start line of another marathon. To say I have mixed feelings about this is an absolute understatement. August and September had some major ups in my training and running accomplishments, and also some major downs. Just like hills are an important part of a training plan,… Continue reading August & September Training Recaps
When your training hits a speed bump, especially while you are on vacation from work, you start to reflect on a lot of things. Today I’m reflecting on the fact that I don’t blog nearly as much as I would like to. And I have missed some recaps of races along the way. So here’s… Continue reading 2019 Race Recaps (So Far…)
With how many races I have run over the years, you would think it would be difficult for me to choose my favorite race. But hands down, Crim is it. This year was my 5th year in a row running this race and it was another incredible year! Each year has its own special memories,… Continue reading Race Recap: Crim 10 Miler 2019