Well folks, The Runner Within has been live for a whole year now! It’s crazy how much my blog has grown this last year. I originally created this blog to document my journey in training and accumulating several milestones in running various distances leading up to my first half marathon. This blog also served as … More Happy Birthday The Runner Within!
Ok, first off, let me start by saying I am a few days late posting this due to the holiday, but I don’t think any of you were sitting around waiting on this post 😉 Any who back on to topic…. Welcome to the last edition of “Let’s Talk Training Thursday” for 2014! This week … More Let’s Talk Training Thursday: Evaluating Your Race Performance
2014 has been a memorable year for me in just running alone! I completed my first 10K, first 15K, first half, PR’d my 5K time and completed my second half with a PR! Today, I am teaming up with several wonderful ladies from the Girls Gone Sporty crew for an end of the year link … More 2014: My Year in Running
The organizers of the Best Damn Race series held the inaugural Best Damn Race Cape Coral on Sunday. This was my first out-of-town race experience. I was joined on this venture by my friend Sam, who was running the half as well and it was her first half at that! Sam, our friend Danny and … More Race Recap: Best Damn Race Cape Coral
The timing of this post could not be more fitting as we are talking about the essentials and mental prep for the big race day and I am prepping myself mentally and packing for my second half marathon in just three days. This will be my first time essentially traveling for a race. I’m excited … More Let’s Talk Training Thursday: Race Day
On Sunday I completed the last long run of my training with 12 miles. I definitely am feeling really good so far and a lot more confident that I was for my first half. During my last set of training my longest distance was 10.5 miles and I did absolutely no speed work. This set … More It’s Taper Time!