Does anyone else get super nervous over things that are forever away? I mean, the marathon is 8 months away, that’s almost an entire pregnancy worth of time. Why in the world would I be letting my nerves get the best of me already. The truth is that I’m starting to find my groove again… Continue reading 237 days of nervousness to go
Every week I’m looking for pictures of previous years of the Chicago Marathon to keep me hyped up! Take a look at those spectators as you head into Chinatown! Monday: I’m going to be really real with you guys, I did none of the things on Monday. I ate food, I binge watched some TV,… Continue reading Chicago T-minus 244 days!
251 days until Chicago. How is it possible for a number to seem so big, yet so small all at the same time! I’ve been keeping my race registrations to a minimum lately because I have bigger goals at hand and when I race every weekend, I tend to wear myself out and get hurt.… Continue reading Weekly Recap! 251 days until Chicago
Over the course of the summer/fall I participated in Fleet Feet Summerville’s half marathon training program. It’s no surprise to anyone that I love my Fleet Feet, besides their amazing advice they also put on some of the most fun pub runs, free group runs, and host some of the best races in Charleston. Anytime… Continue reading What I learned by joining a training group
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
Monday: A date with my foam roller occurred on Monday. Ramping up my weekly mileage and running 4 days in a row are both new for me which means my legs are adjusting. I’m taking the mileage increase slow which should help to ward off injuries but I also have to listen to my body.… Continue reading Training recap week 6
Dear Charleston, chill out yo. No seriously, it’s time to cool off. I have read numerous blog posts from my other runner friends here in Charleston and we all agree that we are over this heat and humidity. All of us have been sludging through the summer months to see what kind of gains we… Continue reading Training recap for week 5!