For my 5k training, I will be basing my training plan on the article “Solving the 5k Puzzle.” I formulated a plan based on the advice of this article in 2015 and it helped me take my 5k PR from 22:13 to 21:02.7. Here’s hoping it will bring me another new PR in 2016. I … More 2016 5k Season: Training Cycle
After a week filled with mouse ears and churros I am happy to be back home! I was super sad to say good-bye to my sister and my niece, but I was missing my husband and kitty very much by the end of the trip. I actually got home on Thursday, but spent the weekend … More Vacation highlights and the return of running!
My graduate school application has been submitted; all that I can do now is cross my fingers and hope that I am accepted. I wish I was feeling confident, but the truth is I am really quite nervous. For years I have been considering graduate school. I can’t become a librarian without first earning my … More Grad School & I love my sister
Truth be told, my new year is not shaping up the way I had expected it to. I already knew that I would be taking a week off in the middle of the month for my trip to California, but I didn’t expect to take the first week off too. On Monday I went for … More Training recap: NOPE
Last year I decided to stop setting yearly/short term running goals and instead try to focus on what I hope to accomplish in the next 3-5 years. Mostly. I still had some business with a 1:45 half marathon to take care of in 2015. I gave myself the goal of running more and not getting … More 2016: Do the work!
My plan to end the year with lots of miles and cross training during didn’t quite play out as expected. Instead I was sick for half of my holiday break. I still managed to squeeze in a few workouts at the beginning and end of the break. I also did yoga one day, so cross … More Goodbye 2015, hello 2016!