First hard run

My training calendar had my first speedwork day today.  I nervously anticipated this day.  Since I’m following a modified Pfitz plan, it called for a Lactate Threshold run, 8 miles, with 4 at HMP (half marathon pace).  With this knee thing going on, I wasn’t quite ready to bust out with a HMP (around 8:00 … [Read more…]

Run, ski, fun day!

Last night when I went to bed I told DH that if I wake up early, I’ll run on the treadmill at the hotel. Even though I was half joking, when I get that idea planted in my mind, it usually comes true! Sure enough I woke up at 6:30, which gave me an hour … [Read more…]

Goodbye Marv

Last night a very special man passed away. It was my father in law, Marv. He was always so sweet to me and made me laugh, just like Alan does. But he missed his wife so much, and wanted to be with her. He passed away peacefully with his kids by his side. We will … [Read more…]