June 22nd, 2012

Virtual 5k Recap and my first Bucket List item

This week was the start of Toni’s Welcome to Summer Virtual 5k and 10k. I signed up for both- I ran my 5k on Tuesday and plan to use part of my long run on Saturday for the 10k.

I’ve been struggling to maintain a decent pace in the Texas heat, so I decided to [...]

May 11th, 2012

Spinning for runners- part one

Since getting certified to teach RPM spinning, I’ve gotten a few requests for a post on spinning and the things I have learned. So I’ll start with my spinning story:

I started spinning consistently after my marathon last spring. My shin was a little achy, and I jumped back into long runs too soon, [...]

December 30th, 2011

2011 Year in Review

As I’m processing some of my goals for 2012, I have been reflecting more on the ups and downs of this past year. I already wrote a brief 2011 running summary, but I wanted to document a few overall highlights before jumping into 2012.

1) Completing my first marathon! I’ve been running for years with [...]

November 7th, 2011

Finding my legs again

I ran my first marathon in May with the plan to stop after one, but a few weeks afterward I was already eager to train for another one! We moved to Houston in June, and I joined a group doing long runs Saturday mornings and was back to 10-13 mile long runs in July.

Although [...]

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