Well, last weekend I took the plunge and registered for Iron Girl Clearwater! This was my first ever half marathon and here I am returning to the event as my fourth half in a year! Those bridges are a beast so I am hoping to include more inclining training this time around. I would love … More Iron Girl Training Recap: Week 1
Race week is here! I can’t believe it. Seems like it was only yesterday that I had registered for this event. Hotel and travel arrangements have been arranged. We will be staying off property, which is fine with me, with the exception of a super early wake up call to allow plenty of time for … More Race Week – Glass Slipper Challenge.
Hello Readers! Sorry I’ve been a little MIA lately. Last week at work we had a two day film shoot on Wednesday and Thursday, which I had the pleasure of working. Though I logged two full 12 hour days on set and was at work till 8pm the night before, my body was just too … More Final week of Glass Slipper Challenge Training Complete
Today I am linking up with the DC Trifecta Ladies, Eat Pray Run DC, Mar on the Run, and You Signed up for What?! for today’s Friday five. The topic this week is 5 things about me! This is a different take on other link ups I’ve participated in but offers my readers a little … More Five Things About Me
On New Years day my friend Sam and I went over to Fit2Run to look into some new shoes. Since I am doing the Glass Slipper Challenge, I’ve read many blog posts from past runners who advise to have two pairs of shoes for race weekend. One reason being to give your feet a break … More New Year, New Shoes.
I hope everyone had a great New Years! I ended 2014 with a 2 mile run logging 571.35 miles for 2014, woo-hoo! I did not expect to log that many miles but am very proud of my accomplishments so far. Since I am already logging more miles than I was this time last year I … More Kicking 2015 off with a BANG!
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!
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
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!
This past weekend I was able to attend a conference from the comfort of my own home. The inaugural Blog Well Summit is a virtual conference for healthy living and wellness bloggers. This summit covered topics regarding Blog Design, Development & Branding. It was an intriguing concept as the conference covered one blogging topic in … More Blog Well Summit Recap