Hello! How did everyone's Thanksgiving go? We went to three Thanksgiving meals, plus two Friendsgivings over the past couple weeks, so we certainly got our fair share of the delicious Thanksgiving foods. My parents always host Thanksgiving, but this year they decided to hold it on Saturday instead of Thursday because more people were able … Continue reading Turkey Trot
Hello everyone! Sorry I've been offline for a few weeks...I've been keeping up with everyone's blogs, but I haven't been running too much, so I haven't felt like I had much to say. I realized that I haven't updated everyone on my most recent race though! Two weeks after the marathon was a half marathon … Continue reading Trail 15k
Goals A: 4:30 B: sub 5:00 C: Cross that finish line Training Most of you have probably been following along with my training, but basically I followed Hal Higdon's Intermediate 1 plan. I followed the plan very closely, only missing one run, and cutting a couple others a little short. I did two 20 mile runs … Continue reading Chicago Marathon!
I am so close to my first marathon ever! I started to write this post on Monday, but I'm not sure what happened. I should have plenty of time on my hands since I'm not running that much. 🙂 Onto a quick recap of last week--sorry for the lack of pictures, I don't know what … Continue reading Marathon Update: Less Than One Week to Go
Buckle in, kiddos, this is a long one. I started writing this trying to keep it short and sweet, but it got a little out of hand. I tried to put subtitles so you can feel free to jump around to sections you're interested in, or just look at the pictures. 🙂 For those of … Continue reading Ragnar Trail Northwoods
Week 16 is over which means I am less than 2 weeks from my first marathon! It's it so interesting how time sometimes feels like it is moving in slow motion, but looking back, it always seems like it flew right by. I remember starting this training plan and not being able to imagine completing … Continue reading Marathon Monday: Week 16
Wow, I literally cannot believe that I am already done with Week 15 of my training plan. I am now less than 3 weeks away from my marathon! 😮 If you haven't been following along, check out previous week wrap-ups here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4,Week 5,Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week 10, Week 11, Week 12, Week 13/14. Monday was a … Continue reading Marathon Monday: Week 15
I don't know what happened last week, but I never got my weekly wrap-up finished to put online. I was going to do it Saturday, but decided it just made more sense to combine the past two weeks. If you want to read about previous weeks in my training plan, check them out here: Week 1, Week 2, Week … Continue reading Marathon Monday: Weeks 13 & 14
Week 12 was a pretty good one! It was a cutback in terms of weekly mileage, but I got to run in several different places, and participated in a fun race. If you want to read about previous weeks in my training plan, check them out here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4,Week 5,Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, Week … Continue reading Marathon Update: Week 12!
Week 11 was a fantastic one! It included my longest run ever and my highest weekly mileage. 🙂 If you want to read about previous weeks in my training plan, check them out here: Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4,Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, Week 8, Week 9, and Week 10. Monday was … Continue reading Marathon Monday: Week 11