Browsed by
Tag: Valentine’s Day

The Valentine’s Day 5k & One Tough Long Run

The Valentine’s Day 5k & One Tough Long Run

After months of racing longer distances jumping into a 5k can be a little intimidating. I didn’t know exactly what to expect on Saturday in Russellville but I definitely went into it with a “no pressure” attitude. J was out of town until that evening so it was just me… and all the kids. Any sort of racing strategy was the least of my worries! The Valentine’s Day 5k is the third race on the Arkansas Grand Prix racing series…

Read More Read More

Coming Out of a {Mini} Slump

Coming Out of a {Mini} Slump

Despite my bittersweet PR last weekend, I spent most of this week feeling a bit out of sorts in my running world.  I think I just needed to process the race and it took me a while.  For months I had built up a certain finish time and race strategy in my mind and when the weather and course didn’t quite meet my expectations I had to switch to plan B.  I know that every race does not go as…

Read More Read More

My Perfect Valentine’s Day Includes…

My Perfect Valentine’s Day Includes…

1. Waking up next to the one (or ones) I love. 2. My favorite four kiddos.  3. Running 800 repeats at the track. (Last set before marathon!) 4. Roses from a sweetheart. 5. A fancy dinner with my favorite people. 6. A dance party with fun music. 7.  Being married to the one I love.