In a recent run with one of my friends, the topic of running slower than your expected race pace came up. Mostly because he was concerned he was "slowing me down" by running with me, as he hadn't been running as much lately. Well, I told him that I need to be running 1-2 minutes … Continue reading Run Slow to Run Fast
I had a bucket list wish to complete a marathon in my lifetime-specifically by the time I am 40. So a couple weeks ago I registered for the Las Vegas Rock 'n' Roll Marathon. I'm feeling very excited. I'm also feeling scared...well, terrified is probably the better word. How in the world am I going … Continue reading Becoming a Marathoner in 2019
I've been thinking about goal setting a lot lately. My daughter recently finished a program called "Girls on the Run" which taught her about this very topic, as well as promoting confidence and teamwork. I feel that this program was a great early start for her to realize her abilities for success in any sport … Continue reading Goal Setting
I haven't posted in awhile, so I thought it was probably time. I mentioned before that I was planning on seeing a chiropractor, and I have. I had an x-ray and it was determined I have a slight misalignment to my lower back, which can be corrected. Yay! So we started the process of fixing … Continue reading Fall Running
As I sit here waiting for my middle child to finish up with gymnastics class, I realize I have some time to blog. These moments are few and far between it seems. Of course, I know I need to make it a priority. That's with literally anything in life. If it's a priority, you make … Continue reading Priorities
It is now August and I must admit there hasn't been anything particularly spectacular that has happened on the running front lately. I haven't hit any PRs, nor have I ran any timed race events since June. Last week we went on vacation and I only ran three times the entire week. Don't get me … Continue reading August is Here
I have been able to run outside once in the past three weeks, and it's so frustrating! With the cold weather, lately on a run day I typically run to the gym, run at the gym, and run back to work (allowing for time to shower before going back, because, let's face it, nobody wants … Continue reading Can I start running outside please?!