Upon completing Iron Girl I took a much needed week off to just rest and recoup. As I mentioned in one of my last posts regarding my summer running plans, I am partaking in the Rugged Maniac Mud Run next month. It’s a short 5k run with obstacles every x-distance. I know I can run … More Weekly Training Log: 4/20-4/26
Stitch Fix is a weekly, monthly, or bi-monthly subscription service featuring clothing and accessories hand selected by a personal stylist. I was introduced to this service by my friend Barbara, and it is dangerous, lol. No, it’s actually a great service! Some of the clothing options I have received and went forward in purchasing, I … More Stitch Fix Review
Happy Hump Day! Today I’m joining Erika from MCM Mama Runs, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, and April from Run the Great Wide Somewhere fora day late Tuesdays on the Run Linkup. This week’s topic is all about Why I Run! Once I heard what the topic was for this weeks discussion, I realized, I’ve … More Why I Run.
Happy Tuesday! We survived another manic Monday! Do you ever find yourself to caught up in the moment, needing to do this or finish that? Then the panic arises on how we are going to get everything done in a timely manner, and something things just aren’t completed at near perfection. How about that point … More Recharge: A Better You.
With Iron Girl complete, most of the “racing season” in Florida has come to an end. You may be able to find a 10K, let alone a half, here in the summer but you would have to be suicidal to do a half here in Florida during the summer…Okay, that may have sounded a little … More Looking ahead: Summer Running Plans
The topic for the weeks Friday Five is, Five Brands to Love, in turn I am writing about five brands I am currently loving when it comes to my running and fitness style.1. Nike:I love Nike for their apparel. My favorite things to purchase from them are their shorts and running tights because they have … More Five Brands I’m Loving
Returning to Iron Girl for the 2015 race had been on my mind upon crossing the finish line last year. Iron Girl was my first ever half marathon. As the year progressed on I registered for Best Damn Race Cape Coral and then a few months later the Disney Glass Slipper Challenge as part of … More Race Recap: 2015 Iron Girl Half Marathon
This of course being my fourth half, I had a better sense now on what I needed to fuel me in the days leading up to race day. Friday night I made tomato basil chicken with roasted potatoes for dinner. I enjoy cooking, and this was a super easy and delicious dish to make. I … More WIAW: Fueling for my Half.
This was probably the most relaxing training week I’ve had in weeks, but I knew it was crucial that I let my legs rest so they would be ready to go on race day. Monday: Rest day. Tuesday: 3 mile run. Wednesday: Rest day. Thursday: 3 mile run. Friday: Rest day. Saturday: Rest day. My … More Iron Girl Training Recap: Week 6
As taper week comes to an end and I begin to prep for Iron Girl Clearwater, I am also in the works to download some new tunes for my two and a half hour venture. I thought I would take a few minutes to review some of my “go-to” jams that are a must for my … More My Top Running Tunes