After accomplishing a couple of incredible PRs in the half marathon distance, I decided to "seek discomfort" (as my friend Katelyn puts it) and push to get a 10k PR. The 10k is my least favorite race distance. It is too short to take it easy, and a long distance to go all out. It… Continue reading Race Recap: Greater Midland Dow RunWalk 10k 2019
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September 2018 Training Recap
I have so many feelings about September 2018. It had some serious highs and some major lows. It started off on a high note with my best friend completing her first olympic triathlon and winning her age group, then a half marathon PR for me a week later, hit a low when a running friend… Continue reading September 2018 Training Recap
Marathon Training: The good, the bad, the ugly.
I have followed different training plans for each one of my marathons. For the first three marathons that I have run I have done some sort of hybrid of multiple plans or I have adjusted the plans according to my progress. I suffered some sort of injury for my first three marathons. Knock on wood...… Continue reading Marathon Training: The good, the bad, the ugly.
Race Recap: 5/3rd River Bank Run 5k
One of my closest friends is also a runner and a dietitian like I am. She recently moved to the west side of the state, going from 20 minutes away from me to 2 hours away. I have definitely missed my sushi and wine loving running buddy! So when she was down to run the… Continue reading Race Recap: 5/3rd River Bank Run 5k
Race Recap: Go the Extra Miles for Covenant Kids Half Marathon
Today I ran my first half marathon. This race has been a few years in the making. I was signed up for a half marathon in November 2014, but due to personal reasons I wasn't able to run. I signed up for the same half a year later, but ended up with a nasty cough… Continue reading Race Recap: Go the Extra Miles for Covenant Kids Half Marathon
Race Recap: BARC St. Pat’s Races
I will admit, I have been in a funk the last couple of weeks. I have re-gained some of the weight that I worked so hard to lose, I haven't been running or working out so much, and my eating has been crappy. I had been doing great with my training plan (only one month… Continue reading Race Recap: BARC St. Pat’s Races
Banking the Miles 2016: First Update
I have been racing against myself for the past few years. It is really awesome to see my mileage and speed improve each year. So once again this year I will be "banking the miles" and trying to beat my mileage each month from the previous year. This January was the best January for miles… Continue reading Banking the Miles 2016: First Update