Weekly Wrap-up

Houston Marathon Training Wk #2

  Another week of training is in the books. Boy, I was running on tired legs all week, probably because of the Sunday run, but still. Overall, this week has been solid. Here's my week: Monday: 4 miles Tuesday: 5x1200's (didn't hit my paces for all of them, but got sub 7:00 for the first… Continue reading Houston Marathon Training Wk #2

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Weekly Wrap-up

#FAIL: Houston Marathon Training Wk #1

After last week's weekly wrap and good recovery period after NYC Marathon, I was ready to tackle Houston Marathon training. I'm not really starting from week 1 because I've trained for NYC, but at first, it does seem to feel like starting from scratch. Sunday night, we had our second kid down with the stomach bug,… Continue reading #FAIL: Houston Marathon Training Wk #1

Weekly Wrap-up

Post-Marathon Syndrome (PMS)

  This weekly wrap is all about starting over from square one. Any else have PMS--post-marathon (or fill in big race) syndrome? Here are the classic symptoms: Depressed (What's the point of running anymore? These legs don't even work. I look like Phoebe from Friends) Crying spells (That dog in the commercial needs to get that treat.… Continue reading Post-Marathon Syndrome (PMS)

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

NYC Marathon, Weekly Wrap-up

NYC Marathon Training Week #17

Can you believe this countdown!!!?!?!?! I'm getting an email from the TCS NYC Marathon folks every other day (or so it seems), and all I keep thinking is, omg, omg, omg! Still feeling all the emotions on any given day and after this week: TAPER!!! Woohoo! Reading all the race recaps from Chicago, I was… Continue reading NYC Marathon Training Week #17

NYC Marathon, Weekly Wrap-up

NYC Marathon Training Week #16

A little over a month to go until NYC Marathon! Woohoo! This week was a great week of workouts. Finally, it's nice to see things coming together after that long, hot summer of training. It's hard to believe that I've been training since June!! Last week, I told you about that little old Buffalo Stampede half marathon… Continue reading NYC Marathon Training Week #16