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…]

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…]