How I Went Sub Two.

It’s been a goal of mine for awhile now to run a half marathon in under 2 hours. Almost month ago, I accomplished that goal – I ran one in 1:57:34. I know there are a quite a few people … Continue reading

My Hips Don’t Lie

I may have made it through back-to-back half marathons with 2 consecutive PRs, but my hips don’t lie… I’ve been slacking on strength training. I admit it. For the past two weeks, I’ve only strength trained once a week during … Continue reading

Race Recap: Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon… or, the Time I Met Bart Yasso

Two weekends ago, I ran one of, if not THE coolest race I’ve ever run. The Bird-In-Hand Half Marathon is run through the “Valley of No Wires” as featured in a Runner’s World article by Bart Yasso called “Running With … Continue reading

10 Things Tuesday

I am LOVING shorter runs lately. Anything 6 miles and under, and I am FLYING these days! I’m somehow down to cranking out 8:30 -9:00 minute miles consistently, and I’m negative splitting these short runs like CRAZY! Strength training is … Continue reading

My Alpha Showdown

This Saturday, I did something unlike anything I’ve ever done before, or ever thought I would even have to desire to do, much less actually do. Lifetime Fitness offers its clients what they call Alpha Training and the Alpha Showdown … Continue reading

Week 17 Training Recap

After a few really stellar weeks of training, my first week of taper was just okay – not spectacular, but far from miserable. Like many other runners, taper time is rough for me. I’m really pretty horrible at resting – … Continue reading