Running Friends

I’ve talked about this before, but anyone who thinks running is a solo sport is doing it wrong. Running is a team sport, whether your team is Olympics-bound, sponsored by a major shoe company, a local running club, or simply a group of friends who run.  More than I’ve ever actually loved the physical act […]

Five Things Friday: 2.9.2018

It’s been a busy week, and I wondered if I’d hit my goal of at least one blog post or not, but here we go!  1. I’ve decided to switch from the full marathon to the half for Pittsburgh. Training has been nonexistent the past few months, and the pressure to try and catch up […]

The Last Frontier

In case you’ve missed the news, I’m going to ALASKA in ONE WEEK!  Along with Chelsea and Mike, I’ll be spending time in: Anchorage Seward Kodiak Girdwood Denali Homer We’ve got lots of fun lined up, incluing salmon/halibut fishing, hiking, playing with Husky puppies, a cruise in the Kenai Fjords, ziplining, moose watching, eating, running, […]

I ran a Half Marathon!

I ran a half-marathon. I did it! It wasn’t a great run, or even a fun one, but crossing that finish line was the best! Sorry this is coming so late, and that there’s not much of a recap, but here’s some pictures!  Race day outfit! Steel Challenge Completed!

Five Ways to Get Faster (Galloway Tips)

Hey everyone! I know you’re all waiting to hear how my half marathon went – I will hopefully have an update soon. But for now, here’s some tips from Jeff Galloway about how to increase your running pace! Longer Long Runs Increasing the length of the longest long run has produced the greatest amount of […]

Things I Will Do This Week

The week is finally here. It’s Marathon week in Pittsburgh! Here are some things I’ll do this week: 1. I will go for a quick run with some of my fellow CCFA runners and get my CCFA race day shirt! Unfortunately, I think they decided to make these shirts orange, so it will probably be […]

The Training Plan That Wasn’t…

Remember back in January when I picked out a training plan for my upcoming half marathon? Then the universe said LOL and the next few months did not go according to ANY plan, training or otherwise. January brought 22 days of travel for work and volunteer obligations, a sinus infection, and bed bugs.  February brought […]

30 Days to go!

I can’t believe that in only 30 days, I will run my first half marathon! I can’t believe it – the time is going by so fast! To continue with preparations, here are some more tips from Jeff Galloway! Training and Motivation Tips by Olympian Jeff Gallowaywww.runinjuryfree.com PROMOTIONAL NEWS! Register now for the Jeff Galloway […]