I can honestly say that I’ve considered myself a runner for about as long as I can remember. As a young girl I would cheer for my dad on the sidelines whenever he raced and I ran my very first 5K around age 6 or 7. Somehow I always felt like I was “part of the the club.” In eighth
What a day! This morning’s race was the result of many answered prayers and countless hours of hard work and training. I could not have done it without the support of my friends and family. The Heart & Sole Half Marathon has been on my racing calendar all year long. I knew this would be my only half marathon for
3 Half Marathons in 5 Weeks? Why not?! Well, I could probably list several reason why not but we made it work and I have my husband to thank 100% for that! If it were not for him I would not be able to do ANY of this. I know its been a little much so I will be toning
Well, as you can probably tell from my lack of posting, the Half Marathon did not go exactly as planned. I set what I thought was an obtainable pace (goal) and learned mid-race that it was NOT realistic for me at the moment. While I know that I may one day run a sub 7 minute mile for an entire
What a week! Again, only 4 days of running but I feel good about all the runs. Check out my new shirt… I went to Conway with my mother-in-law and Ashton yesterday for a relaxing day of shopping. First stop- The Sporty Runner. I have only been there once before but it is a great one stop shop for
MY BOSTON PACKET!!! Yes, I am ecstatic! Inside is my very important bib pick-up card that I must bring with me to the expo (along with photo ID). There is also a little booklet with race info and instructions which I plan to read from cover to cover. Then there is a little race merchandise and Boston apparel merchandise booklet.
Icing after a long run… Today was a big day. I had my first real marathon training “long run.” My goal for this run was to keep it under a 9 minute pace. As Boston approaches (5 weeks from yesterday!) I have been giving my race strategy some thought. While my overall goal is to finish and enjoy the whole