Saturday, September 15, 2012 was my 9th half marathon. My goal for 2012 was to run 5 half marathons this year and that was #4 for 2012. My last (#5 for the year and #10 total) is on October 21, 2012 here in Columbus.
The Air Force Half Marathon was held in Dayton, Ohio. [...]
I am putting this out there so that I have no choice but to follow through. I am shutting my training down for two days. Monday is a scheduled rest day, but today is not. Today I am supposed to run 2-3 miles and go to an intense core class that I adore. I am [...]
Some days I need a little more motivation than others. Today was one of those days. I was excited that my sports doctor gave me permission to do speed work, even though my resting heart rate has been elevated over the past week. The humidity has been ridiculous lately, I took a complete rest day [...]
Last Sunday I ran the Emerald City Half Marathon for the second time. Last year I tried to set a PR (personal record) in this race, this year I set out to do it as a training run, as I have 2 more half marathons coming up this fall. Normally I run my long runs [...]
In my mind, goals are usually set and achieved by my trying to better myself, my race times, etc. When I really stopped to think about what the word “goal” meant, I decided to see what the dictionary said.
1. the result or achievement toward which effort is directed;aim; end.
I thought Friday would be a great day of food to share as I prepare for my 8th half marathon on Sunday. I will not be racing the race on Sunday, but running it more like a training run. I hope to PR in the Columbus Half Marathon in October.
When I know that I [...]
Ohio ladies, listen up! Sorry, gentleman, this one is for the girls. Have you heard of the women’s only mud run series called Pretty Muddy? Well, grab a beverage (coffee is my choice this early morning) and read on.
The Columbus area Pretty Muddy Women’s Mud Run will take place on September 29, [...]
I had the pleasure of reviewing a pretty cool product over the past couple of weeks. I often speak about the importance of fueling properly before, during and after my workouts and I am always up for new products to help me reach those goals.
The coolest thing about CocoNutz Fuel is the nifty [...]
I can’t remember where I first heard about NOW Energy Bars and Snack Bar Manuka Newtons, but I knew that they sounded like something I would like. I was fortunate enough to receive some samples to review and I have fallen in love!
In an effort to make smarter food choices, I have [...]
I learn something new about myself on a regular basis. Something that may have worked for me in the past may not work for me now. I have mentioned in the past that I have struggled on and off with anorexia a couple of times in my life. There are days when I can’t fathom [...]