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Peak Training Week and the Sunset Endurance Challenge

Peak Training Week and the Sunset Endurance Challenge

I’ve decided that Thanksgiving break and peak marathon training week make an excellent combination.  I didn’t plan it this way but it really was the best week of the year for getting in a lot of miles not to mention the abundance of delicious food!  I only worked one day (and even then it was part-time) so I had the time flexibility for running and cooking. My kids had no complaints! How could I turn down my son’s request for…

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Is this it or is it Deja Vu?!

Is this it or is it Deja Vu?!

So I am planning to run in a little marathon in 3 days.  But at this point I am not 100% sure if it will happen.  The weather is looking a little rough. Apparently significant icing is in store on Friday which will play a big role in whether or not the race is still a go on Saturday.  I was just informed that the final decision will not be made until Saturday morning (race day) at 5 am.  The…

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4th Times the Charm…

4th Times the Charm…

Is it already the end of November?  I’m not sure where this month went but we are down to the last few days.  I haven’t written in over a week.  Life has been busy.  The big kids were home all last week for Thanksgiving break and I just didn’t get around to any posts.  We had a very relaxing week home complete with no travel plans.  It was wonderful.  We had a great meal at my in-laws (who live one…

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Highest Mileage Week: Post Stress Fracture

Highest Mileage Week: Post Stress Fracture

What a week! My goal on the outset of the week was to get in at least 45 miles.  I needed a high mileage week for my marathon training.  I know this may not sound like a lot to seasoned runners who crank out 60+ miles like it’s nothing but I am trying hard not to get caught up comparing myself to others.  I would love to be at that running stage of life right now but I’m not and…

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