Bonding with my YakTrax

I got a surprise running partner today – my husband! He had told me that he was supposed to run 13 miles today, but this morning he offered to run my 18 miles with me! Woohoo! Since it was a bit windy out, I planned to run on a path near the river that is … [Read more…]

Well duh! What was I thinking?…

If you’ve been following my blog (well, since Sunday), you would have seen that I had 9 miles on my plan this morning.  Yep.  For some reason I thought I was supposed to run 5 miles and that’s just what I did!  I didn’t even realize it until almost lunch time today.  What to do… … [Read more…]

Glorious rest day!

Oh yeah, it’s rest day!! Ironically I felt even more tired when I woke up this morning.  I still got 7 hours of sleep, but I really had to drag myself to get up!  That’s one of my big draws to morning running – it’s a great reason to get out of bed! Instead of … [Read more…]

Mommy and the monster walks

Remember that 10 miler I was concerned about today?  It was no big deal.  This is no big deal.  (to paraphrase Katy Perry!)  Since my targeted marathon pace is 8:50, I figured my half pace should be 8:30.  So I ran 5 miles around 9:30 and then I ran 2.5 at 8:30, and the last … [Read more…]