So, I ran a marathon two weeks ago. My first full marathon. Before I started training, the farthest I had run was several half marathons and even those were often difficult for me. But, I wanted to complete this goal and become a marathon runner. I wanted to push my body to new limits and I…… Continue reading So, I ran my first Marathon.
For the past 19 weeks, I have been training for a marathon and the race is finally here; only 1 week away! For me, this next week includes lots of rest, hydration and mental preparation. Since December I have been doing exactly the opposite of rest; including strength training and running 4 days a week on…… Continue reading Marathon Training Recap
I just signed up for the San Francisco Hot Chocolate 15k on 1/7/18! I have always wanted to run one of these Hot Chocolate races; I hear such great things about the entire event weekend and I am so excited to be signed up already! I know you may be thinking, “Big deal, that’s like…… Continue reading I’m Running the SF Hot Chocolate 15k 1/7/18!
Have you ever thought about an upcoming run and had a feeling of dread? Or you’re on a training schedule and you’re supposed to go to the gym that day but you’re looking for a way out? You may be too tired, you may be too sore, you may just be cranky and don’t want to deal with…… Continue reading Finding your YES
Everyone knows I workout almost every day, sometimes even twice a day. I run 4 days a week along with weightlifting and strength training 3-4 days a week. A lot of people ask me about my diet and how I maintain the way that I eat. Do I eat clean? For the most part. Am I…… Continue reading Running and Eating
This week I have an amazing guest blogger – Lee Beem who discusses how to know when you’re ready to run a marathon. A link to her blog will be posted soon once it’s live, but in the meantime- enjoy this wonderful post! Thank you Lee 🙂 ______________________________________________________________ You’ve run some shorter races; perhaps even…… Continue reading How Do You Know You’re Ready for a Marathon?
Below are a few questions I have been asked to help you get to know me and my running story. Feel free to discuss, comment or ask more questions below! How long have you been running? I have been jogging since 2002, it turned into serious running around 2006. What made you start running?…… Continue reading Q&A with the Author