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…]

OMG, I got my Boston jacket!

I wasn’t sure what was going to be my topic for today, but I think this picture of my shoes post workout this morning foreshadowed my day… Those 5 miles were pretty slow this morning.  Feeling sore.  I’m on day 4 of my running streak.  I try to only run 3 consecutive days at the … [Read more…]

Short but sweet Sunday

I was going to tell you all about my renewed faith and inspiration with running outside today and how great it was to run with other people, but instead, my run date didn’t happen!  I do take comfort in knowing that my friends are a lot like me and when we looked outside at the … [Read more…]

Hitting the trails

I ventured off to the trails around my house for today’s run.  I laced up my new Bocos and geared up.  I knew this would be a much slower run due to the snow and frozen ground.  Also, I took along my phone to take some pictures.  One thing I love about where we live … [Read more…]