Journal

Glass City Marathon 2019

Running a Marathon on Low Mileage

You know how, when you’re training for a race, there’s always something that gets in the way?  I figured out that’s just life. There will always be some obstacle to deal with. Accustomed to running higher volume, I went into this marathon on low mileage. Comparatively, very low mileage. The tough part is that no […]

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Making time for training

Finding the Time for Training Comes at a Price

Does making time for training feel impossible? You’re not alone. Let’s guess the most common excuse used for not getting to the gym or committing to a fitness routine.  I’m going with “I don’t have time.” Honestly, who does? I mean how many people actually have the time to get dressed, get their butts out […]

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Hill Workout

Running Uphill Because That’s the Workout

  I’ve made it through the week so far without deviating from the training plan. Although I did modify the hill workout today, the option I choose was actually written. So once again I was a good girl, which is totally going to trash my reputation. Either of the workouts given were fine, but I […]

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mile repeats

Running Mile Repeats

Yes, it’s a speed workout day again. I don’t know if it’s because of all the training time lost last week or the bite of reality that reminded me I’m halfway through the training plan, but I was ready for this one. Well, perhaps not completely organized.  Last night I thought it was 800’s and […]

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fun run

The Sunday Fun Run is Back

There is something so liberating about a run without a plan. Today I had the option of either a fun run or a more structured workout. I didn’t even look at the workout. Actually, I wasn’t sure how far I’d get after the two large meals I ate yesterday, which reminded me why I prefer […]

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