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Good Times: Run Happy!
Good Times: Run Happy!

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

Go For It!
Go For It!

Today I had a great run. I’m not gonna lie.  I felt good.  It’s ironic that it was exactly one week from my horrible running tempo disaster.  I had the same workout even.  Not one time did the thought of stopping cross my mind.  In fact, I only had 4 miles tempo planned but I was feeling so good I

When is it “OK” to quit?

Do you ever those days when you just want to STOP running (or whatever your form of exercise is) and just call it quits?  I do not have those days often but when I do I can usually talk myself into finishing.  Not this time… A few days ago I had another tempo run.  It did NOT go as planned.  Basically,

Progress!!
Progress!!

This morning I had another tempo run.  My legs felt fresh after taking yesterday off so I was ready to go! Mile 1- 9:45 (warm-up)Mile 2- 7:19Mile 3- 7:20Mile 4- 7:09Mile 5- 6:54Mile 6- 9:58 (cool-down) My 4 mile tempo average was a 7:11 pace.  I feel pretty good about it.  It’s hard to imagine keeping that pace for 9 more