Monday: 8 miles total: 1 mile warm up- 5 miles half marathon pace with some progression- 2 mile cool down. Before I left for this run I had told myself that I would aim for 7:45 pace during my Tempo miles, which is slower than my goal Half marathon pace. Right now I don’t know… Continue reading Training recap!
Let me take you back a year. One year ago, I saw a contest from Live 5 news for the James Island Connector Run. They had some entries to give away if you shared a photo of yourself running and tagged them in it on Instagram. I was 39 weeks pregnant, sitting on the couch… Continue reading James Island Connector Run 10K (44:58)
Running & Recovery: Treating our muscles right is such a key factor when it comes to achieving our goals. When it comes to running, it’s not only about the miles that you put in but about what you do before, after, and on your rest days. It’s important to do dynamic stretching before a run… Continue reading A few of my favorite things! Recovery edition
Maybe those few days off last week were a blessing in disguise. I started out this week by returning from Dallas extremely late Monday night. I was already freaking out about how many days I had missed from running and there was a part of my brain that truly believed I had forgotten how to… Continue reading Training week recap
Sometimes life gets messy and so does our training. This last week was one of those messy weeks for me. I had travel nightmares with my trip to Texas thanks to the stupid hurricane Matthew. Having to reschedule my flight 3 times in order to get to Texas meant we left a day earlier than… Continue reading Training recap
Since I started running in Charleston 3 years ago, I have always missed out on the Isle of Palms Connector Run. This is a run that takes place in one of the most gorgeous areas of Charleston. Tourists come from all over to stay in the Isle of Palms area and take in the gorgeous views,… Continue reading IOP Connector Run 5k Recap (21:36)
You may have noticed that the title lacks a “week ___” next to it. It just so happens that this is the week where my half marathon program I was following and my marathon program collide. At this point I will be taking over the marathon training plan and strictly following that plan. My main reasoning… Continue reading Training Recap