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Month: December 2016

Best and the Worst of 2016

Best and the Worst of 2016

At the close of every year I like to do a short wrap-up post of the year in racing. This year will be extra short as we have company coming over and I have a little more baking to do! My Favorite Race: Hands down- the Little Rock Marathon. Most Fun New Distance: I had never run for time so the 1 Hour Track Run in January was very different.  I love track running so it was a fun combination….

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The Jacob Wells 3 Bridges Marathon- 2016 Race Recap

The Jacob Wells 3 Bridges Marathon- 2016 Race Recap

In the weeks leading up to the 3 Bridges Marathon I was confident and sure that this was going to be my best marathon to date. I’d had a strong training cycle with my highest and most consistent mileage.  I was running my best workout times and my tune-up races were right where I wanted them to be.  I knew the race course well (my first sub 3 was at 3 Bridges) and both times I’d run it the weather…

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CASA Half Marathon 2016- Officially an Iron Runner!

CASA Half Marathon 2016- Officially an Iron Runner!

As luck would have it my favorite half marathon in Arkansas and my goal marathon were scheduled one week apart. I know most people would forego the half and focus on the marathon. I might have agreed but the CASA Half Marathon was the 20th and final race on the Grand Prix series schedule so as far as I was concerned not running it wasn’t an option.  My plan was to use it as a marathon paced run or maybe…

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