My Fall race calendar

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Happy Friday!!  The weather is turning cooler – which means it’s Race Time here in Ohio!!  Fall marathons are the bomb.  Love that feeling you get midway through your training cycle when you’re endured weeks and weeks of hot sweaty humid summer runs, and then you get that first run with a chill in the … [Read more…]

Boy Scout Half Marathon – volunteer & race recap

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Zachary and I volunteered at a Run Toledo race on Saturday: the Boy Scout Half Marathon and Tenderfoot 5K.  Originally I figured I would be racing like I have done for many years now, but then I was realistic and realized I was not trained for a half marathon yet!!  However, Zachary did need service … [Read more…]

Training Tues – 9/5 Columbus half edition

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Training Tuesday!  6 more weeks until the Columbus half marathon, and I am seeing some renewed hope.  Most of it has to do with realignment of expectations and goals.  Am I sad that my “comfortable” pace is now around 1:30 slower than what I was training for a year ago?  Maybe.  BUT, am I happy … [Read more…]