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Month: September 2014

Will I ever learn?? Lessons from the Arkansas 20K (Race Report)

Will I ever learn?? Lessons from the Arkansas 20K (Race Report)

I’m guilty. Once again I learned (the hard way) that good intentions and wishful thinking do not necessarily make an idea a good idea.  When it comes to running these days I know what I need to do but it’s not want I want to do.  Instead of a good angel/ devil on my shoulders I have a smart, responsible runner who sees the big picture versus the overly ambitious, race adrenaline addict.  Take a wild guess at who won…

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Sometimes you’ve got to take the bad with the good…

Sometimes you’ve got to take the bad with the good…

2013 was a really good year in my little running world.  I felt strong and confident when I trained and when I raced.  This led to many PR’s from the mile to the marathon.  I felt like the sky was the limit. My first (and last) 17 min 5k! 7/4/13 2014 has been a rough running year for me.  It got off to a shaky start and my first race was a bit of a wake-up call for me.  I…

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