Marathon training has officially begun! Today I start training for Marathon2Marathon on October 26th. I have all of the emotions. My motivation is high! I am excited. I am nervous. I am scared, but not in a bad way. I am curious about how it's going to go. I'm concerned my fitness won't come back… Continue reading Marathon training: Ready, Set, GO!
I am running The Grand River Charity Race Series again this year and I'm already 2 races in. I've been debating if I even wanted to recap these races in great detail because both of them felt dreadful due to my running streak, which has finally come to an end. The last 30ish days of… Continue reading Sequoia Glen 5k & The Grand River Gallop
Running Total miles: 158 Total runs: 31 Longest run: 10 miles Shortest run: 1 mile Races: Sequoia Glen 5k March was wonderful because we had daylight savings time and Running Club started again! I did some hill repeats up a super steep hill in town. I felt exhausted and sluggish the entire month from my… Continue reading Miles run & things I’ve done: March 2019
Running Total miles: 157.5 Total runs: 28 Longest run: 12 miles Shortest run: 2 miles Races: N/A I am thankful that February has come to an end because we are now closer to the spring and closer to being warm. The last few morning runs I've done have ended with the sun rising, so I… Continue reading Miles run & things I’ve done: February 2019
Running Total miles: 180 Total runs: 31 Longest run: 12 miles Shortest run: 2 miles Races: N/A In early January I found out that I made the Altra Red Team for the 4th year in a row! This was a great way to start a new year. I also got a new pair of shoes! You… Continue reading Miles run & things I’ve done: January 2019
https://www.instagram.com/p/BsLxaylhrA4/ Yesterday I checked my email and discovered that I have been chosen to represent Altra again for the 2019 calendar year! At the end of each year current team members need to reapply for acceptance onto Altra's Red Team, formerly known as the Altra Ambassador program. I've been fortunate enough to make the team… Continue reading Altra Red Team: Year 4
Running Total miles: 163.6 miles Total runs: 26 Longest run: 12.5 miles Shortest run: 1 mile Races: 1 Hogback Hustle 5k 21:25 July began in Paris! Phil and I woke up early to beat the crowds and we ran to the Eiffel tower. It was so beautiful that I still can't believe that was real… Continue reading Miles run & things I’ve done: July 2018
I’ve been running competitively since I was in high school. I went on to run in college and continued running competitively post-collegiately. Only now as a 31-year-old woman can I see clearly how often I’ve mislead myself throughout my running career. There was a time when I was naïve teenager who joined the cross-country team… Continue reading Find your own definition of fast and far