Half marathon #11 is in the bag! This race also happened to be the first of 6 half marathons that I have on my race schedule this year. Xenia, Ohio is roughly an hour and 20 minutes away from Fleet Feet Columbus, where I met up with 5 Run DMC girls to head out.
An early morning coaches breakfast with running legend, Bill Rodgers, and 12 miles was going to make for a long morning. Historically my 12 mile runs haven’t been too bad, but when I woke up and my legs were sore from BodyPump yesterday, I knew it might be challenging. Being part of MIT Marathoners affords [...]
Most runners prefer to run outside and not on the dreadmill treadmill. Since I am one of those runners that much prefers to be outside, Aaron questioned my sanity when I purchased a treadmill a couple of months back. “You hate the treadmill!”, he said. Yes, I do, but I hate not running more. So, [...]
It is no secret, when I do something, I do it 150%. There is no half-assing it for me. I either do it or I don’t. This can be a good trait to have, but it can be detrimental to body and mind, as well. A good example of where it can be bad or [...]
Working out later in the day always poses a challenge for me, especially if the workout is around dinner time. Some Tuesday nights I go to BodyPump class with my friends and then grab a drink after the class, so I am forced to eat a small, early dinner and then to refuel with a [...]
‘Tis the season to freeze our tails off while running in what feels like the frozen tundra! BRR! If you were cold outside last week while you were running, you will really be cold this week! The temps are dipping into the single digits at night, making those early morning runs super cold.
PR to kick 2012 off the right way!
We don’t stop running for snow.
Staying warm on ridiculously cold days.
A shiny new PR for half marathon #6!
Half marathon #7 and helping friends reach their goals!
MIT summer/fall session
Training runs moved due to heavy summer [...]
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. [...]
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.