Monday Easy Ride I cycled in my basement to loosen up my legs post 25K. They still felt great! A little soreness in the ankles from working my stabilizer muscles on the trails, but I’m glad I got the blood flowing in the morning. I have lots of miles coming up this week, and TWO … More TL: Rain, Rain, Go Away
On Saturday I ran the Dirty German 25K. I had a 16-miler on my training plan and figured “why not run a trail race instead?” So I hit the wilderness of Northeast Philadelphia for my very first trail race. I tried to do as much research on the course and the “what to do” during … More Dirty German 25K Race Recap
Monday Rest Day I went for two walks and took Prim to the dog park. Less than 10,000 steps total. It was a good day 🙂 Tuesday Easy Run Easy Run – 149 HR AVG 6.2 Miles 9:45 Average Mile Pace Splits: 10:31 (WU), 9:36, 9:34, 9:15, 9:52, 9:35 It’s crazy to see the difference … More Training Log: Trail Race Prep!
Oh Broad Street. This race means so much to me. I’ve been at so many stages of my life at the start line and finish line here on Broad Street. I’ve gone in untrained and I’ve ran surprising PRs. I’ve ran in the heat and in the cold rain. I’ve pushed hard and I’ve walked slowly … More Broad Street 2018 Race Recap
Last week I decided I wanted to use this blog as a training log for myself. I could write more on how I was feeling on training, nutrition, injuries, etc. (and hopefully see a lot of progress over time!) So feel free to read and follow along 🙂 Monday Easy Run Easy Run – no … More Training Log: Pre-Broad Street Week!
If simply exercising the way we’ve been told to for so long led to long-term health and fitness goals, it’d all be a lot easier, right? Everyone would pay their $10 / month to the big box gym, we’d all go a few times a week, and we’d all be happier and healthier. Well, as … More Five Fitness Myths to Stop Believing
Happy #marathonmonday 💙💛 the next time I take a picture at that finish line I’ll have just run 26.2 🏃♀️ 🏁 #bqgoals Congratulations to everyone out there who had BQed 🦄 sending good vibes to all those out there like me who plan to BQ someday 💪🏼and my thoughts and prayers are with the families … More Marathon Monday
This morning was my very last run on my normal route before my marathon. When I was running along, I looked up and saw the leaves hanging down from a tree I pass daily. I noticed the leaves hanging lower; these full, green leaves that had taken over the tree. Those were not there just … More 26.2 Reasons to Be Thankful
I have a total of five runs left before I toe the line at the American Red Cross Pocono Mountains Run For The Red Marathon. FIVE. Only two that aren’t labeled as “easy” runs. And I’ve also calculated that I have less miles to do in training than I do for the marathon itself. … More Life Lessons Learned Through Marathon Tapering