Motivation Monday

Welcome to another dose of Motivation Monday. Yes I know, it’s been a while but here we are and it’s time to get the week going. If you ask me I think this week is the beginning of the last…

The Weekend

Here is a brief recap of my weekend run. This weekend I logged in 11 miles on the Longleaf Trace.  Weather was chilly but not too cold. The first half was hard. I felt every stiff muscle, every twinge and…

Friday Five: Five Cold Weather Running Tips

Thanks to DC Trifecta Bloggers (Courtney from Eat Pray Run DC, Mar from Mar on the Run, and Cynthia from You Signed Up For What?!) for hosting the weekly Friday Five Link Up and this week they’re asking for cold weather running tips. Now……………here’s…

Just Keep Going

I’ve been running since 1999. The day I started running I also ran my first 5k.  My first thought was “Sure” and then “What’s a 5k?” I did it and here we are 15 years later. There was a time…

Another Long Run

10 miles. That’s the long for the day. I ran 10…………long………..slow miles. Several times I just wanted to be done. It was brutal mentally. Physically I was fine but mentally I was struggling.  But here’s the point………I did it. I…

I Want To Run All The Races

Okay I must admit, I don’t feel prepared to run 26.2 miles in less than 12 weeks. Which for me is a little disappointing already because I really wanted  the Rock and Roll New Orleans Marathon to be a PR…