#GameOnPGH: That time I ran 26.2 miles and lived to tell the tale – Part One

Leading up to registration and throughout my training, there were many times where I questioned whether or not I would actually be able to pull this off and run a marathon. Do you know how many miles that is? A LOT (well, 26.2 to be exact). SO MUCH RUNNING.  Do I even like running that […]

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!

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 […]

5 Things Friday: The Winter Freeze Edition

Ziva keeping warm in her Snuggie. 1. I’m going to New Orleans and Portland, OR and Seattle, WA next month – what are the must-sees (and eats and drinks!)??? Tell me in the comments! 2. I’m 37% of the way to my fundraising goal for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon – can you help me hit […]

Fitness Challenges

My half-marathon training plan doesn’t begin until February 9, so I’m spending the month of January and first part of February working on building my mileage back up (due to not running for most of the month of December due to shin splints) as well as working on incorporating cross-training and other exercises that will […]