Race Week!

This is just a short little update, but this weekend is the Little Rock Half Marathon.  I’ve been training for this race since a little bit after Thanksgiving, so it has been awhile, but strangely, it doesn’t seem like it should be here already.  I have a very specific goal for this race: run a . . . → Read More: Race Week!

Training Update

It’s been awhile since I have given a good ol’ training update and I think it is definitely time for one.  Can you believe that it is less than a month until my first Half-Ironman!?  I can’t!  It makes me excited and nervous to think about it, but I know that I’m ready to do . . . → Read More: Training Update

Half Marathon Training: Week 12

Week 12 (2/6 — 2/12 )

Monday: Back to the normal Monday routine.  Daily mileage: 35 min. cross training + 3 miles Tuesday: Again, we were going to go to the track workout but then Phil had to go to the dealer and then I ended up taking Duncan to the vet (don’t worry, he’s . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 12

Half Marathon Training: Week 11

Week 11 (1/30 — 2/5)

Monday: My Birthday! OK, it actually wasn’t all that exciting because it’s kind of hard to have a birthday on a Monday, but I had a wonderful weekend to celebrate.  We did our normal routine today and hit the gym for an upper body workout and went home to run.  . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 11

Half Marathon Training: Week 10

Week 10 (1/23 — 1/29)

Monday: After my set back last week, I’m starting to feel better, but still not 100%.  We decided just to hit the weights today and forgo our easy 3 mile run. I was just happy to be out of the house and doing something active. Daily Mileage: 45 min. cross . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 10

Half Marathon Training: Week 9

Week 9 (1/16 — 1/22)

Monday: Phil and I were going to do our usual Monday routine, but since it was Martin Luther King Day, the gym was closed.  We still did our run though, which is the important part anyway. Daily Mileage: 3 miles Tuesday: Today was cold and windy, but we still headed . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 9

Half-Marathon Training: Week 8

Week 8 (1/9 — 1/15)

Monday: Yay! Back into the normal routine! With our new membership we did our usual weights and running at War Memorial.  It felt a little funny being at a new gym and figuring things out, but we’ll get use to it. Daily Mileage: 3 miles + 45 min cross training . . . → Read More: Half-Marathon Training: Week 8

Half Marathon Training: Week 7

Week 7 (1/2 — 1/8)

Monday: No normal Monday routine here because, 1. We just got back from our vacation in the afternoon and 2. the YMCA is closed! But more on that later. Daily Mileage: 0 Tuesday: This was me and Phil’s first day back to work after our vacation and it was also . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 7

Half Marathon Training: Weeks 5 & 6

Week 5 (12/19 — 12/25)

Monday: Got into our normal Monday routine.  Daily Mileage: 45 min. cross training + 3 miles Tuesday: Well…we were planning on going to the LRRC track workout, but my check engine light in my car came on the day before so I ended up taking my car to the shop.  . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Weeks 5 & 6

Half Marathon Training: Week 4

Week 4 (12/12 — 12/18)

Monday: OK, I’m feeling better and making a serious commitment to this, but now Phil’s sick.  Ended up running 3 slow miles with Duncan. Daily Mileage: 3 miles Tuesday: Phil’s still sick and stayed home from work so I ended up doing a tempo run by myself instead of going . . . → Read More: Half Marathon Training: Week 4

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