Last week was a whirlwind; I had probably the best workout I've had in weeks followed by the threat of an injury. Thankfully I seem to be on the upswing but seriously, injury ptsd is real! I took back to back rest days early in the week because I can- love the off season! Wednesday- … Continue reading Training Log- amazing workouts and phantom injuries…
Another week of very moderate mileage. I am loving the flexibility that comes with being in the off season. With that being said, my training plan for the next several months is all written and officially kicks off at the end of February!! Until then, I'll continue to run 4/5 days a week with one … Continue reading Training Log-all about that base
Today I have a fun little running themed question and answer. Think you know me now? Just wait until after you finish reading.... Would you rather.... Run a race in 15 degrees and sunny....or 80 degrees and cloudy? This is an easy one for me-I'll take the cold and sun any day. Yes cold running … Continue reading Would you Rather….
As I mentioned in my post yesterday, I ran a little race as part of my long run on Sunday. The Dirty Snowflake is one of several races in the yearly Dirty Trail Series which take place mostly in NE Ohio throughout the course of the year. This race is unique in the aspect that the … Continue reading Dirty Snowflake Prediction Run-Race Recap
Quite the definitive statement in that title, eh? The theme of last weeks running for me was definitely extreme weather. And wow can the weather shift quickly!! I had a great week of running and strength training and even fit in a fun little race which I'll share a bit about tomorrow. For now, here … Continue reading Training log-Go home Mother Nature, You’re Drunk!!
I have some big news-I was selected to represent the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon as an official race ambassador for the 40th anniversary of the race! I am so excited to be able to participate in this race which I consider my hometown race during this big anniversary year! And I am honored to be an … Continue reading Spring 2017 Marathon Plans
I rarely write about anything outside of running but I wanted to take this post in a little different direction today. If you're easily uncomfortable and don't want to hear about breasts, you may want to move on. I'll be back with regularly scheduled running programming in a few days. My beautiful mom- just weeks before … Continue reading Not Running Related: My First Mammogram
Winter in NE Ohio can be characterized by a few things: Subzero temps, ice, and snow. Last week, we had all three. Admittedly, we've had an easy last few winters so it's probably not the best to complain. But....winter running is tough! There are so many extra layers (and resulting laundry), it's often so hard … Continue reading Last Week’s Training-Baby it’s Cold Outside!!
The last week of 2016 was a great run for running. I had a few more days off scattered throughout the week so I made sure to fully utilize my time off to get some end of year miles in. I keep track of my mileage via an awesome Facebook group and the end of the year … Continue reading Last’s Weeks Training-ultrasignup.com is a dangerous place!
I love to end my year with a bit of reflection in all area's of life. I strongly believe in looking back at what went well as well as areas to improve upon. With respect to the running portion of my life, overall I would say that 2016 was a great year. It absolutely did … Continue reading 2016 Year in Review