Last spring when I PR’ed at the Brooklyn Half Marathon in May at 2:09:35 (a 9:54 pace) I was surprised by how fast that was..but I felt fine after but that was my 3rd half of the spring in an 8 week time period. Well with this freezing winter, I haven’t been running as much. … More Hot mess express: NYC Half 2014 recap
Me: “the half is next week”Boyfriend: “are you ready for that?”Me: “yes…ish”Boyfriend: “you haven’t been running outside”Me: “I ran a half marathon a month ago and didn’t die, I’ll be fine”Boyfriend: “So not dying is how you measure a successful half?”Me: “yes” It’s been freezing and cold and dark lately (although it’s been warm and … More NYC Half training
I’ve been dreading January since November – it seriously is the worst month of the year. I got lost on the way to a work site today and spent 20 minutes outside wandering. Not the best day to do something like that. Thursday night Despite all of this weather and being sick, I dragged myself … More Looking on the bright side
Technically, the cookie butter came first! Trader Joe’s makes some addictive stuff and my roommate bought some of this last week. There is no more left. She ate half of it…then I ate half of it. It was a stressful week. But so much fun! I ended up winning tickets to Run For Your Lives from … More Zombies, cookie butter and taper time – oh my!
By tweeting, I won a free marathon training program from JackRabbit! I had played around with the idea of training for a full marathon. I’ve done 4 half-marathons but I wasn’t sure if I could train for a full one. To me, winning the free training program meant it was a sign that I should … More Beginning marathon training