Greetings friends. Dispatches from the basement where I just made up for a day that went totally more hectic than expected by doing Yoga With Adriene for 20 minutes and adding a few tree poses for balance exercise and good measure. I signed up for a Half Marathon Training group to keep me accountable in… Continue reading Parks Half Marathon training has begun
Today I read a blog post from a runner named Justin that was fairly critical of the online community of runners, and ironically it made me want to start blogging again. I give Justin mad props for this post, because as runners, we can be a bit of a loopily positive crowd, high on endorphins… Continue reading As a running blogger, what do I bring to the table?
Hello friends! Happy Monday. Perhaps an oxymoron, but for me, other than the groan of having to get up early again and face traffic, I don’t terribly mind Mondays. Another chance to start fresh. And with starting fresh in mind, I’m laying out my plan for spring. (PS: Happy Spring! It snowed here yesterday.) Again, my… Continue reading St. Michael’s Half Marathon Training Plan
Happy Friday! This week was a long one for me so I’m pretty glad the weekend is here. Having a longer commute to a job where I can’t take my pup along makes the days drag, so I’m pretty excited to spend some quality time with my girl this weekend. I’m not happy that the… Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Favorite Places to Run
So, I know I said in 2016 I was going to focus on 10K’s at least in the spring and choose a goal half or full for the fall. Half marathons last year were NO FUN. I was running but mostly on the treadmill, I wasn’t strength training, and 5 out of 6 of my… Continue reading Race Recap: Rock ‘n’ Roll DC Half Marathon 2016
Yesterday I ran my first race back on the east coast and my second 10K of the year, The Year in Which I Hope to Break My 10K PR. It was the St. Pat’s Run, put on by the local running store chain Pacers. These are an example of things I missed while living in… Continue reading Race Recap: St. Pat’s 10K
Gosh I’ve missed this! Today I’m happy to link up with Courtney, Mar, and Cynthia again for the Friday Five Link-Up. As the first Friday of the month is dedicated to the topic of fitness, I’ve decided to do a post with 5 quick reasons running with a companion improves your fitness. Accountability You’re more likely… Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Reasons to Run with a Companion