Dirty Girl Mud Run Recap 1

Dirty Girl Mud Run Recap
Saturday I had group training for 8 miles.  Then Sheri and I changed clothes and headed to the Dirty Girl Mud Run. It was a blast!  I really just feel like a big kid running up and over things, getting dirty, and having a great time.   This first obstacle I had a great time ...

Quick update

Quick update
Where does the time go? I think I left off with my last weekly update. Since then I’ve still been getting little quick workouts in during the week in addition to my running. I’m pretty solid at running 3 times a week and it works for me.  I have a pretty good background in strength ...

Weekly Recap 7 weeks out! 3

This heat and humidity is killing me.  I am ready for fall! I feel like I’m getting stronger. Last week: Monday – off Tuesday – Strength and Tabata Wednesday – 3.5 mile run, yoga Thursday  - Tabata and yoga Friday – off Saturday – 9 hilly humid miles. Sunday – didn’t get anything in.  :( ...

Weekly Recap 8 weeks out!

Weekly Recap 8 weeks out!
Last week was much better at keeping track! Monday – bodyweight exercises Tuesday – nacho ride!  We rode 14 riles….stopped and had a drink and nachos in a small town bar halfway through.  It was a lot of fun….although we did need to leave earlier (it was too dark on the way back), and then ...

Weekly Training Recap 9 weeks out

Weekly Training Recap 9 weeks out
It’s 9 weeks from yesterday for my race….so does that make last week 9 weeks out or this week? Monday – Strength and yoga Tuesday – Bike ride with kids Wednesday – 3.5 mile run, and yoga Thursday – Strength Friday – walk Saturday – 10 mile hill run! Better at keeping track and adding ...

Brrr….I’m cold! 4

Saturday after my long run, I tried another new thing.   What am I going to do when this is event is over and I’m out of new things? I tried an ice bath.  Well, not so much ice, but as cold as the tap would go.  I don’t know if it was worth it. ...

Recommitment Day 1

Recommitment Day
Friday was recommitment day for my Team in Training Nike Women’s Marathon in San Francisco.  It’s where we have to commit to raising the rest of the funds if we haven’t met our goal yet.   It was a bittersweet day.  I started this adventure with a team mate.  I don’t know if I would ...

Weekly Training Recap….

Last weeks training had it’s ups and downs.   My shorter runs were a little lacking.  I was sick for a couple of days and took it easy….unfortunately, I already had taken a couple days off so it was a little longer than intended. Wednesday:  1 mile walk/run Thursday:  Kettlebells Friday:  10 mile run! Woo ...

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 ...

Training Recap 5

Training Recap
It’s official, I’m a runner.    Last week I bought my first GU and I got my first Runner’s World magazine in the mail.  They had a 5 issue deal for $5.00 so I thought I’d try it out.    I’ve tried the Tri-Berry GU and the Peanut Butter GU.  They were both okay, but ...