Category Archives: Running

Weekly run-down

A day late, I know it. We are experiencing #IceMageddon2015 around here and I was distracted by Netflix yesterday. Remeber #IceMageddon2013 when the Dallas Marathon was cancelled? Here’s a good read if you missed it. That storm was way worse … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate anyone?

This was oddly my first official 15k race. Ally has been asking for a year to run this one so I finally broke down and registered us both for the 15k.

It wasn’t easy training Ally for a 15k while I … Continue reading

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Weekly run-down

Starting a new series on Monday since I’m done with marathon training (for a while at least).

My recovery after Nola has been so much easier than Dallas. Not really sure why, could be mental. I feel good, legs feel good, … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: it’s taper week!

It’s finally here, less than a week to go. And guess what? I woke up congested and not able to take in deep breaths. I’m going to the doctor this afternoon.

I got a new book and running journal. I’m excited … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

It’s just under 2 weeks until Rock N’ Roll New Orleans full marathon! A lot has happened in the last few weeks after Dallas. I finished Dallas not wanting to run New Orleans. I know that’s crazy to decide at … Continue reading

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Dallas Marathon race review

I’m finally getting this done. The last few weeks have been a blur. I really enjoyed my time off at Christmas and got stuff done at home. But got no blogging done at all.

The Dallas Marathon was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

Well, it’s 8 days post-marathon #2. I’m feeling good except when I try to make my legs run. It feels like I’m wearing ankle weights. I managed to get 17 miles in last week but worked hard for every mile. … Continue reading

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2014: My year in racing {link-up}

Thanks to Montana over at Pretty Lil Mudder for hosting this link up!
 

Here is my run down of racing this year!

Most Scenic Course: Dallas Marathon, this course went all over Dallas. There was always something to see. Lots of pretty … Continue reading

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Marathon Monday: training update

SIX MORE DAYS!! And there’s no ice in the forecast, so I’m getting excited!

Sunday: Gym day, elliptical, abs, upper body weights, sauna
Monday: Rest day
Tuesday: 5 miles
Wednesday: Gym day, legs, abs, sauna and elliptical
Thursday: 5 miles, all hills, uphill both ways. … Continue reading

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