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 […]

Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney Phil saw his shadow, and true to form, it snowed here today. Personally, I’m pretty much over winter and ready for spring time (or at the very least, temperatures above 25F on a regular basis).  It’s Groundhog Day, and while I’m not stuck in a time warp like Bill Murray, I am going to […]

My Marathon Training Plan!

Today’s post is dedicated to marathon training – my plan, my gear, etc.  In the fall, I followed Hal Hidgon’s Half Marathon Training Plan to train for the Buffalo Creek Half Marathon, which was my goal race for the fall. While I ended up not being able to race that day due to injury, I […]

26 until 26.2!

The countdown is on! It’s the 26th of the month and there are 26 weeks until I run my first 26.2! I’d like to kick off this countdown by reaching 26% of my $1000 fundraising goal! If 21 people donated just $10, I’ll reach my goal!  I appreciate every dollar that is donated and it […]

Big News!

I am returning from my completely unscheduled and unplanned blogging hiatus to announce some news: I am officially registered for the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon! That’s 26.2 miles, folks. EEEK! Once again, I will be participating in the Steel Challenge (by also completing the 5k the day before) and once again, I am participating as a […]

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 […]