Late again with my weekly recap! But I have a legitimate excuse; I'm on vacation in Denmark/Sweden/Norway! I'll definitely share more on the trip, but let me just recap this past week in training for the Houston Marathon- only 14 weeks to go! Monday: 7.81 miles, 9:35 min/mile pace. It was so hard to get up early after such a fun weekend with my sister Erin and her friend Jen, who were in Continue Reading
15 Weeks Until the Houston Marathon: I Love Running!
I'm so very behind on my weekly recap; I totally missed HoHo Runs and Taking the Long Way Home's link-up this week! But I'm still here to share how this past week went in training for the Houston Marathon; I have to document it or it didn't happen, right? We are 15 weeks out now; training is ramping up a little bit! Unfortunately I was crazy busy at work this week so all I had time for was Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 18 Weeks Until the Houston Marathon
Hello! I hope you're having a fantastic weekend! Did you watch the footage of the Berlin Marathon? A new world record, so exciting! I ran the Berlin Marathon in 2013. Though it wasn't an awesome race for me, it was still a cool experience. Read all about it HERE. It was my first international marathon and one of the 6 races that got me my 6-star finisher's medal last Continue Reading
Fitting Remarks: Running Through 2016
Can you believe that 2016 is coming to an end? It has been quite the year- some good things, some bad things (cough *the election* cough) but HEY! This is a running blog. Today I'm going to reflect on RUNNING in 2016. I'm linking up with Courtney at Eat, Pray, Run DC to share this Year in Review post. Here goes... I started 2016 deep in training for the Phoenix Marathon. I ran the Continue Reading
Twin Cities Marathon 2016: Pacing My Sister
On Sunday, October 9th, I completed my 25th marathon, the Twin Cities Marathon. It was a very special experience because I ran it with my sister Erin. It was my first experience pacing someone in a marathon. But after Dustin paced me twice this year (Phoenix & Cottonwood) I figured it was good running karma to pay it forward. I also thought it would be a perfect opportunity to run one of my Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: Twin Cities Marathon Weekend!
Hi everyone! Big day in the marathon community, wasn't? I swear, everyone I knew had a race today...even me :) Here's how my week of training went: Monday: 5.25 in the morning with a few friends and then another 5.25 after work with my friend Vicki. I had no reason to do a double other than I wanted to catch up with both groups of friends and running was the best way to do it! Tuesday: Continue Reading
Friday Five: Last Minute Tips For The Marathon
Five Last Minute Tips For the Marathon You've done the training. You've made it this far. Now it's race day. Now it's time for the fun! But before the excitement and fun of the actual marathon, I have one last post with some tips for race day. The Twin Cities Marathon is this Sunday (as well as the Portland Marathon and the Chicago Marathon, I have friends running in both of those. Continue Reading