marathon, Race recap, Weekly Wrap-up

Mind Over (BIG and small) Matters

"Strength doesn't come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn't." --Rikki Rogers Last week, I ran the California International Marathon, my 5th marathon in 2 years and 2nd one this year. After a disappointing Chicago Marathon finish in October by failing at getting a BQ (sub-3:55), a PR,… Continue reading Mind Over (BIG and small) Matters

Chicago marathon, marathon, Race recap, Tuesdays on the Run

Chicago Marathon Race Recap

At long last! My recap of the Chicago Marathon! I was so excited to run this race after 16 weeks of training. It was a challenging year emotionally, and I was focused on having a good time first and foremost. I flew in on Friday right during rush hour, went straight to the expo where… Continue reading Chicago Marathon Race Recap

Race recap, Uncategorized, Weekly Wrap-up

Runderful: Houston Marathon Training Wk 3

Believe it or not, we had a chilly week here in TX as much of the rest of the country. The "deep freeze" as they called it in the local paper was one day of temps in the 30s overnight. Brrrr. Yes, I am officially a cold wimp. Hard to believe that after 40+ years… Continue reading Runderful: Houston Marathon Training Wk 3

NYC Marathon, Race recap, Tuesdays on the Run, Weekly Wrap-up

NYC Marathon Training Week #18

What an exciting week of training! I'm really behind on blogging after a whirlwind weekend and playing catchup yesterday. I really enjoyed my first week of taper...maybe a little too much! I ran 30 miles and biked 12 miles this week. A far cry from the previous week of 57 miles! No taper crazies...yet. The… Continue reading NYC Marathon Training Week #18

Meatless Monday, Race recap, Weekly Wrap-up

Race Recap: Republic of Texas Half Marathon

Follow my blog with Bloglovin This week's running was not the best. I was dragging throughout every run, for some reason. I didn't get anywhere close to any of my paces (even my old paces) for my intervals or tempo run, which was discouraging, because my effort felt like I was going all out. I… Continue reading Race Recap: Republic of Texas Half Marathon