I’m SO behind on writing. I do apologize. Between being sick, my kids being sick, doctors appointments, and life, I’ve gotten so far behind on writing race recaps. I’ve started all of them and promise to get them out within the next week. It could also be a lack of enthusiasm due to how my… Continue reading 139 days till Chicago! Weekly Recap
Another week full of highs and lows in the books for training. The lows are starting to feel more pronounced than the highs. I keep looking back to where I was in October and dream of feeling that way again. Before the IT band issues, Lana and I were running strong and fast. I was… Continue reading Weekly training recap- coming at you late!
When I was training for the Charleston Marathon I didn’t train smart. There is a reason you don’t see a Charleston Marathon recap anywhere on my blog. I over-trained, too fast, too quick and ended up with some fun IT band issues and tendonitis causing me to have to drop down to the half marathon… Continue reading Chicago Marathon in T-minus 166 days!
“If you’re going to face a real challenge it has to be a real challenge. You can’t accomplish anything without the possibility of failure. ” The above quote is from the Barkley Marathon documentary that is currently on Netflix. If you haven’t watched it yet, I can not recommend it enough. It’s a really great,… Continue reading 174 days to go and the fear of failure
This was a beautiful week of running. The terrible race is behind me and I’m looking forward. My eye is on October. Any race that I do between now and then holds no bearing on my attitude. I have scraped all “goals” from any 5k, 10k, or half marathon that falls before my Marathon. Those… Continue reading 180 days till Chicago- My birthday week!
This week really wasn’t the best when it came to training but it was a fun week with my kids and friends! Monday – Oh beautiful Mondays. I made sure to focus on one thing at a time on Monday. During Valeries nap I took Fiona outside to play. While she played, I did Body… Continue reading Weekly recap! 187 days and counting…
The countdown starts with the number 1 now. 194 days till the Chicago Marathon. Where do the days go? I’m starting to freak out a little about how soon it feels like the Marathon will be here. Someone give me a good mantra to tell myself so that I wont panic for the next 194… Continue reading WHOA, we’re under 200 days!