Yesterday marked 4 weeks since the Little Rock Marathon. Since then I’ve actually run in 3 other races- a 2 mile race, a 5k , and a 10k. While I do love to race I probably would not have been so quick to pin on a bib number (especially 3 times!) had it not been for the Arkansas Grand Prix
First of all, the big winner in the 73Threads Giveaway is Theresa Ferguson! Congratulations! I will be emailing you to get your contact information for 73Threads. Thank you to everyone who participated! In the next week I hope to have the race reports for the Illinois Half Marathon, the Toad Suck 10k, and the Light up the Streets 5k finished.
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
A LONG time ago I ran my first 5K. I wish I could remember the exact year but I believe I was 6 or 7 years old. I had done zero training and was not involved in any organized sports. I was just a typical kid who played and ran around outside at recess and after school. My sister who
Marathon RecoveryThis week was all about getting back into the swing of things. After a much needed week off after the Little Rock Marathon I was ready to get back out there. I appreciate all the comments on my last post about my marathon recovery time. Allison brought up a good point about active recovery. Every runner is different and
I must admit that the last few weeks have been a bit of a running blur. I’ve been doing my best trying to balance racing and recovery all the while continue training for NYC which is now less than 4 weeks away! My recent half marathon and 5K were incredible experiences and I guess I’ve just been floating along on
Warning: The first paragraph contains some emotional and hormonal ranting on babies and nursing. Feel free to skip to the next paragraph! I haven’t posted in a few days because I’ve been back in my why-can’t-my-running-be-back-to-normal funk. I am also about 2 weeks behind in my daily Bible reading (which is the most I’ve ever been since I started doing