Triathlon Training/Chicago Marathon Training Week 1: April 30-May 6

Well it’s official friends- Chicago Marathon training started this week! I opted for a 24 week plan to gradually increase my mileage so I don’t overtrain or get injured like Read More …

Running & Racing Traditions

Today’s topic for Tuesday’s on the Run is St. Patty’s Day traditions, but I really don’t have any of those, so I’ll just do my race day traditions. Linking up Read More …

Gasparilla Expo, 15k & 5k and Sub-30 Run Funsies

This was a long awaited weekend. I had spent months training for this event, almost 8 months anticipating it and now it was finally here. Originally I had planned to Read More …

Gasparilla Amber Challenge Training Week 4 & 5: 12/19-12/31

I’m playing a little catch up here…I missed writing my weekly workout post last week. It’s been a crazy few weeks with the holidays in retail…I’m sure those of you Read More …

It’s Been One Hell of a Year…

Every year there are several link ups devoted to discussing our year in running and racing. I participated in one already, but decided to also do the link up Tuesday’s Read More …

Gasparilla Amber Challenge + Tri Training Begins Week 3: 12/12-12/18

I hadn’t really figured out how I was going to add triathlon training to the mix yet, but then I went to Beginner Triathlete and created a new training plan Read More …

Hills, Hills and More Hills: What the South Carolina Spartan Beast Taught Me

It’s Saturday morning, 6:00 am. My alarm clock rings and I reluctantly get out of bed. Having just arrived at the Hampton Inn in South Carolina at almost 11:00 the Read More …