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Month: May 2010

Her 1st 5K…

Her 1st 5K…

Here they come… Look at that smile… Coming in with her daddy… My little girl! What a good team! So proud of my little girl! As former high school and college runner, of course I would LOVE to have a child or children follow in my footsteps. I love the feeling right before a race, the excitement and adrenaline. I love track meets, running with a team and being a part of the running community. Of course, it would be…

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17 for Fun?!

17 for Fun?!

Would you ever run 17 miles just for the fun of it? Apparently, I would. My friend is training for a marathon. I needed to go on a long run 10-12 miles anyway so I thought why not do it all. Around mile 13 I could tell it had been a while since I’d gone this far. My friend’s goal was to keep the pace under 9 minute miles so that’s what I tried to help her focus on while…

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Toad Suck!!

Toad Suck!!

I was going to come up with a fun title for this post but nothing is crazier than the title of the race itself. Yes, it is called the Toad Suck 5K/10K and it is held the first weekend in May every year in Conway, AR. I have always wanted to do this race but it never worked out timing-wise. In college it was right before finals weekend and then later it was because I was always pregnant or nursing…

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