Hi there! Sorry for the delay on my weekly training updates. It’s been a busy couple of weeks so let’s jump right into it! Week 6 – 10/23-10/29: Monday: Rest day. Tuesday: 3 miles before camp. This week was HIIT week so definitely lots of cardio (i.e. sprinting and travel work), logged an additional 2.18 … More Walt Disney World Marathon Training Recap Weeks 6 & 7
First starters look over to the right of your screen, do you see what I see? 75 days till race day?! AHHHH!!! The count down is happening all too quickly and this week truly felt like marathon training had set in as I spent the week mentally preparing my self for the 15 miles laid … More Walt Disney World Marathon Training Recap: Week 5
Can you believe I am already a quarter way through this training cycle? I sure can’t! Mileage is creeping up quickly, next weekend I will take on my longest distance in one session. In addition to the increase in mileage on my weekend long runs, mileage is picking up during the week as well. Wednesday’s … More Walt Disney World Marathon Training Recap: Week 4
This week was a bit of a refresher. We had some unexpected but much appreciated cooler weather mid-week, with temps in the low 70s in the morning with lower humidity levels. Additionally, I had a mini stay-cation Thursday and Friday as my sister and brother-in-law were in town from Portland. Though just because I was … More Walt Disney World Marathon Training Recap: Week 3
This week was tough, I battled both mental and physical exhaustion more so this week than last week. The reason for that is we recently opened a division in India to outsource some basic data entry work. I am part of the training team and after a couple weeks off due to our India Team … More Walt Disney World Marathon Training Recap: Week 2
The time has come, tomorrow is the first official day of training for my first full marathon! In case you missed the big news, catch up here. After heeding the advice of my trainer to not go with anything more than 16-20 weeks, I have found a 16-week plan I am comfortable with and confident … More 112 days and counting…
Guys, I kinda did a thing yesterday…Gasparilla hasn’t even come and gone and I may have…actually did, well we’ll let the photo below give it away: That’s right I just registered to run my first full marathon next January, the 25th Walt Disney World Marathon! It’s an exciting opportunity and I get to participate with … More My Next Adventure…
Hello! Wow, it’s been about 9 months since I last published a post. If you are reading this and have been a follower of my blog before my hiatus, thank you for sticking around! 🙂 After a much needed break from running I am back and already training for my next set of races. What … More Back at it.
2015 was another memorable year in running. I face some new challenges and continued to grow as a runner. Favorite Overall Race. Iron Girl. I got to run it with two good running friends, my third running friend, Barbara, just so happened to be having her first baby as we toed the finish line 🙂 … More 2015: My Year in Running
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.