6 long miles, Friday Shout Outs & an Award

Thank Goodness it's Friday!! For a short week (due to holidays) it sure felt like a long one -- does that make sense? While I was pretty pleased with myself for keeping up with my training plan while on vacation last week, tired legs definitely … [Continue reading]

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

For anyone who has kids....or at the very least has seen that classic Staples ad, you know what I'm talking about. Yep that's right, it's the first day of school!! Now don't get me wrong - I love my kiddos! It's been a good summer and we had a ball … [Continue reading]

Vacation and running coexist

After multiple hours in the car, two straight days of walking every inch of Hershey Park and eating "park food," to say I am in need of a run is an understatement!I had planned on trying to run at least one morning while we were in Hershey, but … [Continue reading]

A little weekend rambling

Some days just call for bullets points..... Ran 7 miles for the first time this morning....and best of all, I felt really good afterwards! It's funny how much farther 7 miles seems than 6. I'm sure I'll feel the same way the first time I do … [Continue reading]

My Virtual 4 Miler

Actually the miles were real  -- it was the race that was virtual! A couple of weeks ago MCM Mama announced her "Mama Goes Masters" virtual race in honor of her 40th birthday. Options were to run 4.0 miles, 8.25 miles (her birthday) or....for the … [Continue reading]

Focusing on what works

The other day I came across a daily tip from Peaceful Daily that really struck a chord with me -- to focus on what is right with you. How often do you stop and ask yourself that question - "What is right with me?" While I'm enjoying this journey I'm … [Continue reading]

Chatter brain hits the track

Training plan called for speedwork this morning so off to the track I went....and chatter brain was there waiting for me. My abs can still feel the effects of last night's pilates class - love my pilates instructor but I think she was trying to kill … [Continue reading]

Today I asked my body to go

When I woke up this morning, my first thought was that I'm now moving into new territory for me as a runner. The long run on my plan today called for 6 miles. 6 miles? Really? While I may have run five on occasion waaay back in college, I can say … [Continue reading]

Friday Shout Outs!

Ready to dive into what looks like a great weekend and wanted to send along some Friday Shout Outs! to Beth at Shut Up and Run for not only being featured in her local paper, but also for the great interview she got to do with Dean Karnazes! … [Continue reading]

5 miles of Frogger

My pilates class Wednesday night was a killer (my abs are still sore) and when this morning rolled around I knew there was no way I could muster the energy for my first scheduled tempo run. Well I knew I wasn't heading for the gym for another session … [Continue reading]