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 ...

Do you Yoga? 1

Yoga.  I really like yoga.  I like doing downward dog and cobra pose.  I have a short little sequence that I like to do but I don’t do it often enough.   Not me in that picture! Yoga improves balance, strength, range of motion and flexibility.  And I really need the flexibility.  I’ve never been ...

Training Recap and Sweating Pink

Training Recap and Sweating Pink
Last weeks training: Monday – RT:  pushups, pullup, and kettlebell swings Tuesday – 3 mile run Thursday – 35 minute sprint treadmill session Saturday – 8 mile run!  Longest run to date!  I was so pumped all day.  I never thought I’d be running that far!   I was a little tired, and one knee was ...