Endurance running

not in the mood

When You’re Not In The Mood

Imagine if we only did things when we felt like it. Pretty cool, huh? Think of life where you only did what you wanted, if you wanted and when you wanted to do it. If you’re not in the mood, skip it. No consequences. What a shame (or a blessing?) that it isn’t so simple. […]

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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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no goals

No New Year’s Resolutions, Thank You

On a typical New Year’s Eve, I have no goals. It’s like some kind of ritual. Every year as the holidays draw nearer, people turn their minds to what they want to accomplish in the new year and we start hearing about all the new year’s resolutions. I’m not against them in any way; I […]

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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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run gone wrong

Run Gone Wrong

I managed to completely sabotage my beloved long run day.  It’s not so much that I did anything wrong. The trouble is, I neglected some basic key things that I do without thinking and for most if it, I didn’t do anything right. The result was a run gone wrong. Stupid stuff, but lots of […]

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regular training run

Back To Regular Training Runs

For the first time since Saturday, I got to enjoy a good ol’ regular training run. It was fun doing things a little differently the last few days. It also made me appreciate how easy it is for me to slip out the door every morning with plenty of choices for how and where to […]

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