After a couple of rough weeks in a row, I am super happy to have an awesome week to write about! Dialing back on the mileage and intensity really seemed to do the trick. In my training plan, this week had slightly less mileage than the previous week, but it also had a fair amount … More Grand Rapids Marathon – 12 weeks to go!
I know Mondays are usually dedicated to training check-ins, but I have been trying to resolve my side stitch issue and wanted to share some of the things that I have been trying. I’ll try to get my training update up on Wednesday. I don’t usually get side stitches during training runs, so it has … More Side Stitch Fix
Was it scorchingly hot for you this weekend? The temperature starting rising on Friday and it never seemed to stop! I had a 10 mile run with 6 miles at half marathon pace scheduled for Friday. As I monitored the temperature throughout the day I watched the heat index climb from the 70s to the … More Grand Rapids Marathon – 13 weeks to go!
The disappointment of the Charlevoix Half Marathon is already starting to feel like a distance memory. I haven’t decided if I will attempt another half marathon in 2015, but when the time comes, I want to avoid making some of the mistakes I made for Charlevoix. Not the clock time I was hoping for… Timing … More Charlevoix Half: Critical Thinking
I never actually got around to posting a training recap last week, so this week you get two full weeks of running to read about. Consider this my gift to you (try to contain you excitement). Monday 6/29Rest day Tuesday 6/30Distance: 1.5 Pace: SLOW (not timed but super, super easy) Supplemental: Strength Wednesday 7/1Distance: 5.07Pace: … More Training lately
This is my 100th post! Hooray!! At the risk of sounding incredibly cheesy, I’d like to take a quick moment thank everyone who reads and/or comments on my blog. Reading your kind words and encouragement always puts a smile on my face. Whether is has been congratulatory comments after a good race or words of … More Happy 100!
Can you believe that 2015 is half over? I thought that this would be a good time to check in with my 2015 goals. This is where I would link back to that post that I made in January about my 2015 resolutions/goals/dreams. Or at least, I would if I had made one of those … More 2015 Halfway Check In