I’m just days away from participating in my fifth half marathon. Lately I’ve been having some mixed emotions. I haven’t been very vocal about it but I’ve really struggled with running in general these last several weeks. I felt like I wasn’t up to level of performance I was last season or I have been wanting … More Final thoughts and race day goals for Florida Holiday Halfathon
Good Morning! It may be Monday but at least we’ve got a short week, for most. This week is going to be a busy one, on top of Thanksgiving, I have my best friends wedding Saturday and with all the wedding festivities next weekend I need to get my final, long distance run during the … More Florida Holiday Halfathon Training Recap: Week 9
You may have noticed that I updated my “Currently Training For” widget on the side bar of my site. Last week I made the decision to run one more half to wrap up my 2015 year. On December 13th, I will be running in the Florida Holiday Halfathon, a local bay area race hosted by … More One more for 2015!
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.
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.
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
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 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