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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Running in New Orleans! (I’m back!)

I had the opportunity to travel to New Orleans last week a few weeks ago to attend the NASPA (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education – their alphabet soup doesn’t match) Annual Conference. It was my first trip to New Orleans and I can’t wait to go back and visit again! New Orleans a beautiful city, […]

5 Things Friday: Saturday Edition

This week did not go according to plan. I had chapter visits in Delaware and New Jersey, and then I was supposed to end the week with a chapter visit in NYC followed by a weekend of fun in the city! I had even signed up to run the 38th Annual NYPD vs FDNY 5-Miler […]

More Tips From Jeff Galloway!

As you’ll recall, I am blogging for Jeff Galloway Productions throughout this training season. I received another set of tips from him and I am excited to share them with all of you!  The training journey for a marathon or half marathon raises your body’s physical performance capability and your sense of what you can […]

75 Days!

The UPMC Health Plan Pittsburgh Half Marathon is 75 days away!!!  At the RSG1 Valentine’s Day 10k – Thanks to Coach Jeff for this photo and all your encouragement!  As you all know, I am fundraising for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America – Western PA/West Virginia chapter!  Can I count on your donation […]