I have been extremely lucky and have never gotten a running injury. The only “injury” I had was due to wearing the wrong shoes, and that was an easy fix.
Spring is nearing an end and summer is starting! For me that not only means summer vacation, but it also means training season! If you’re considering running a fall marathon, training will be starting within the next month or two. … Continue reading
Kyla came up the other and stayed the night, which is the best. I made her get to my house early so we could get our 5 mile run in before it got too hot. It really is so much … Continue reading
I have about 5 months until the Chicago Marathon. That is plenty of time to successfully train. However, I have my days of doubt where I can’t imagine running the whole marathon in 3:35 hours. To be exact, each mile needs … Continue reading
Week three of my half-marathon training has gone great! I finished up the week with my longer run today, consisting of 8 miles. I made sure I ran at least two of those miles uphill. There is not a hill … Continue reading
Last night Morgan and I went to the I-Club Banquet with some friends. The purpose of the I-Club banquet to raise money for the Hawkeye Fund, which provides support for the general athletic budget including expenses associated with scholarships, travel, equipment, athletic … Continue reading
There are 148 days, 23 hours, 50 minutes and 18 seconds until the 2014 Chicago Marathon (at least there were when I wrote this).
I’ve been adding sprints to the end of my shorter runs about twice a week. Just when I think I’m done running 5-6 miles, I make myself do 4-6 sprints before my cool down. I do this because it helps … Continue reading
The other day I was telling Morgan that I need a juicer. Yes need. His response… “we have one.” Um what?! Apparently he bought it a few years ago and forgot to tell me. I was ecstatic! I went to … Continue reading
I love spring training season for races! Although I run year round, I become more disciplined in the spring when I have an upcoming race.