San Francisco – Part 1

San Francisco - Part 1
This is long overdue! My mom and I flew out on Friday Oct 18th, stayed close to the hotel and spent time in Union Square.  Saturday’s main event’s were a bus tour of the city and the Team In Training Inspiration Dinner.  Sunday was race day!   Monday and Tuesday we headed to the coast ...

Almost time!

Almost time!
Life got a little crazy on me the last few weeks and I’ve been out of town more in the last 2 weeks than in a long time. First for work for a few days. Then last weekend we went to the Husker game at Purdue.  It was Eric’s first away game.  Great time!   ...

Weekly Training Recap 2

Confession time…. I need to keep better track of my workouts.  I don’t think I hit my goals, and I seriously can not remember what I did. I did run on Tuesday.  I need to plug my Garmin in and take a look at the history but I think I was lacking in my mid-week ...

Who ran 10 miles? This girl! 4

Who ran 10 miles?  This girl!
Today I got up and ran 10 miles!  Oh yeah, and I should mention that I got up at 5 am to do it! Both are tremendous feats for me.  My longest run to date and earliest run to date.  I am not a morning person.  I have always disliked getting up before I absolutely ...

First Group Training

Yesterday I had my first group training run! I always get a little nervous going into new situations, especially when I don’t know anyone.  My partner for Team Connor was out of town, so was not participating in the group run. But my nerves didn’t last long.  I met with one other participant, our mentor, ...

Initial Running Gear

They say all you need to run is a decent pair of running shoes.  That may be true…but it can be a lot more enjoyable with a little gear. I’ve never really been a runner.  I’ve done one 5k and a Warrior Dash.  I loved the Warrior Dash and would totally do it again!  But ...