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Half Marathon Jitters

Half Marathon Jitters

Petrified is an understatement. As I was falling asleep last night I sat up and looked at Kevin and said, “I should have done a 10k race before. Then I’d be more prepared.” Why? I have no idea. I’ve run nearly double the distance of a 10k during training, but for some reason I’m petrified. … Continue reading

9 Mile Realizations

9 Mile Realizations

9 miles. I ran 9 miles on Saturday. In addition to running 9 miles, I took a little over a minute off of my mile. I guess my interval training is working! I had a TERRIBLE charlie horse in the last mile which killed my pace. I thought it’d take me 2:40:00 to finish and it only … Continue reading

Fat Runner

Fat Runner

True Story: I’m struggling to find the energy the come home and run after working a 10 hour day. I’m sticking to my long runs on the weekends and walking the dog throughout the week, but honestly, I’m not doing the short run during the week. I’ve got a 4 mile run on Tuesdays that … Continue reading

Fresh Starts

Fresh Starts

Tie my shoes. Fight the dog off. Retie my shoes. Open the front door and take a deep breath. Stretch. Start my running playlist. I can do this.  Mile One: it was fine. Yes, I was definitely slower than my 12 minute mile pace. Okay, I was a lot slower. Whatever. It’s fine. Check my … Continue reading