Glass City Marathon / Owens Corning Half 2017 recap

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I’m going to skip the talk about the expo, pre-race and post race for now (saving that for later this week), but I’ll tell you all about the race instead!  As you may remember, I was slightly undertrained for this race due to hamstring and glute pain I’ve been having since… oh, years now!  So … [Read more…]

Double day of racing – Great Black Swamp & Shamrockin Shuffle

On Saturday I had not one day, but two days of races scheduled!  The morning race was a 15K.  It’s the Great Black Swamp race.  I gotta say – this race actually went better than expected. I really had very little interest in running on race morning. It has snowed on Friday, and when I … [Read more…]

Training Tuesday 3/21/17 – GCM edition

Happy Tuesday everyone!  My weekend just flew by, and I didn’t even get to mention what I’ve been up to.  But, without further ado, here’s how training has been going.  I would say the word of the week is:  frustrating!  Argggggggh!  Weekly Stats: Training for:  Owens Corning Half marathon @ the Glass City Marathon Days … [Read more…]

Donut Dash Crazy 8 Challenge!

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Today was the Crazy Eight Challenge at the Donut Dash race at Second Sole (a local running shop).  Unlike last year, the weather was pretty decent.  8 degrees and “feels like” -1!  Yes, that is an improvement over last year.  Last year it was wicked cold AND sleeting/snowing, and super windy.  We got a break … [Read more…]