February has really flown by and I can’t believe it’s just 4 weeks until Shamrock. Though I’m only running the half now, I’m too lazy to update my Shamrock graphic. The past few weeks have been pretty solid as far as training goes. I had a fun race at the Sweetheart 8K and have continued … More Shamrock Training Update: One Month to Go!
This weekend I ran my first race of 2017 – and my last race in my 20s! Originally, I was supposed to run the Frostbite 15K back in January. Unfortunately, the race fell on the weekend of my grandmother’s funeral services. Since I was out of town, I emailed the race director to see if … More Sweetheart 8K Race Recap
Well hello there, it’s been a while. These past few weeks have been a whirlwind. So much as been happening and we have continued settling into our new home and I have been adjusting to my new job. The first month of training got off to a great start. The second month has brought a … More Shamrock Training Update: Two Months In
One month down! This first four weeks of training were a bit of a whirlwind. Between the move and starting a new job, this first phase flew by. I was able to stick to my training plan, but I was very conscious about the fact that I was mostly just going through the motions. This … More Shamrock Training Update: One Month Down & Christmas Recap
Well, hello there! It’s been a while and I thought it would be a good time for a training/life update. Week One Two weeks ago we packed up the truck and headed back to Virginia. This was the end of my first week of training. On Wednesday, my friend Katie came over to our place … More Shamrock Marathon Training Update #1
By the time this post goes live, we’ll be just a few hours away from driving away from our home in Columbus and making our way back to RVA. I began this post by writing about how much this running community has meant to me, but it somehow felt just a bit too personal to … More So Long, Columbus!
I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing Thanksgiving. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably have already seen the announcement – this upcoming weekend we’re moving back to Virginia. Richmond, to be exact. When I said in my Richmond Half Marathon recap that I was in town doing stuff for work, I was … More We’re Moving! (And Other Updates)
I’m pretty late posting this, but a week ago I ran the Richmond Half Marathon. I hung around Richmond for the rest of the week and didn’t have access to a computer, but I wanted to make sure I got this recap down. I’ve run this race before back in 2013 as my second half … More 2016 Richmond Half Marathon Recap
One downside to this season has been that the beautiful, fall weather didn’t actually arrive until after race day. I had originally planned to take two weeks off after the race, but with the nice temperatures I found myself jumping back in after a week off. Luckily I wasn’t feeling burnt out and I have … More Embracing the Off Season
As the fall racing season is coming to a close, it seems many of the blogs I follow have been posting their updates sharing what is next for themselves and their blogs. It’s been 2.5 weeks since I ran the Columbus Marathon which brought me to the end of my scheduled racing for 2016, so it … More What’s Next