Originally I had no intention of running Best Damn Race Safety Harbor. Registration opened last year right when I started taking time off from running and as I progressed into Gasparilla training, race weekend lined up with my last back to back long run weekend and I knew I had to be smart with my … More Best Damn Race 2017 Race Recap
Over the weekend I completed in my 8th 10K and second challenge race. This challenge race was a little different than my last one. The last challenge race I completed was the Glass Slipper Challenge as part of the Disney Princess Half Marathon weekend, with the challenge being split over two days. As I progress … More St. Pete Beach Classic 10K+5K Duo 2017 Race Recap
Ok so this race recap is way over do, but better late than never, right?! 😉 Almost three weeks ago I participated in the 4th annual Best Damn Race Safety Harbor 10K. This sold out event has been making it rounds around Florida, adding a new location every year. It’s deemed the “race for runners, … More Best Damn Race 2016 Race Recap
On Saturday, January 16th I participated in the St. Pete Beach Classic 10K for the third year in a row. I was hesitant about “running” this race because I had barely been running since my half in December. We did sprints at boot camp and I went out for two 3 mile runs but I … More St. Pete Beach Classic 10K 2016 Race Recap
Today is Tuesday, and you know what that means! I’m joining Erika from MCM Mama Runs, Patty from My No-Guilt Life, and April from Run the Great Wide Somewhere for Tuesdays on the Run Linkup. This week’s topic is all about the best race I ever ran. I thought long and hard about this one. … More The Best Race I Ever Ran.
The St. Pete Beach Classic was my first ever 10k. I had so much fun at this race last year the I signed up to run it again this year. My friend Montana over at Pretty Lil’ Mudder decided to run this event too. The night before, we had opted to get dinner out due … More Race Recap: 2015 St. Pete Beach Classic
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
Run for the Fallen – Tampa is an annual event presented by the Tampa Area Marine Parents Association (T.A.M.P.A) to honor all the of the fallen Floridian servicemen and women. The run is a free, non-timed event to community and is held at the Veterans Memorial Park in Tampa. The association’s ultimate goal is to … More Race Recap: Run for the Fallen – Tampa