I picked up this fun this running question survey from Kristen over at Runaway with Me. She recently moved to Alaska from Pennsylvania and it’s been fun to read her new adventures in running in Alaska. Be sure to stop by her page and show her some love. Without further ado: 1) Location: Trail, Road, … More My Running Preferences
Week four of training was essentially the last of my training before I start tapering. I had some good runs and a not so good run (you can read about it here.) Monday: 20 minute Fitness Fusion workout. This workout fuses the best of yoga, body sculpting and Pilates elements. It definitely worked my upper … More Iron Girl Training Recap: Week 4
I am officially 20 days out from this event! This past week of training was recovery week. I began implementing recovery weeks after following my training plan from Runfit 365. I noticed a big difference in my performance and my level of endurance after completing one of these every 2-3 weeks of hard training. Recovery … More Iron Girl Training Recap: Week 3
Sunday morning was the Princess Half Marathon and part II of the Glass Slipper Challenge (you can read part I here.) I was feeling pretty good despite only having a combined total of 8 hours of sleep between the Friday and Saturday and then walking around Universal Saturday afternoon. We left our hotel at about … More Race Recap: Disney Princess Half Marathon
This weekend I participated in my first ever RunDisney event – the Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend presented by Children’s Miracle Hospital Network. I drove over on Friday afternoon with Court and met Danny and Sam at the packet pickup/expo. The packet pickup process was seamlessly easy and I loved how RunDisney allowed you to … More Race Recap: Disney Enchanted 10K
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!
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
Happy National Running Day to all my fellow runners! Today is our day 🙂 I run for many reasons: -It is definitely cheaper than therapy! -Because it has brought new friendships into my life -For the calm Saturday morning runs with nothing but the sunrise and the views of the water -For the race medals! … More National Running Day 2014!
For the past couple of years, I stood on along the sidelines cheering my sister on as she continuously participated in half-marathon after half-marathon. Every time, I could not wrap my head around running 13.1 miles till one day I got bored with running the simple 5k distance and craved more mileage. Next thing I … More Race Recap: Iron Girl Half Marathon