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!
Okay I’m finally getting around to writing up the recap on what is one of my favorite races of the year here in Charleston. The Cooper River Bridge Run was celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Since it was such a momentous occasion, the race decided to celebrate with finishers medals this year! I was… Continue reading Cooper River Bridge Run – 2017 Race Recap
“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!
I think my body is finally getting warmed back up from the race this weekend. Remember that time that I posted about how I was secretly hoping to have a personal best at this race? I wish I could go back in time and remind that Michelle to look at the weather forecast one more time… Continue reading Shamrock Anthem Half Marathon – Race Recap