Hi everyone! Week two of HTH training is complete! Monday: I literally had 30 minutes between getting home from work and picking up Andrew from work to get this run in, and I was so proud of myself for squeezing it in there! It was just too warm and sunny for me to wait until … More Her Tern Half Training: Week 2
Hi everyone! I’m officially 1 week into half marathon training for the Her Tern Half and it was a pretty good week! The girls who are running the HTH training group sent out week 1 of our training plan on Monday, and I was surprised to see that it was yet another minute-based plan! I’m following the … More Her Tern Half Training: Week 1
Hi everyone! Today is an exciting day: It’s the first day of Her Tern Half Marathon training! The Her Tern Half Marathon is a women-only (and one lucky guy!) race here in Anchorage on July 19th. The post-race refreshments include cupcakes and mimosas in the rose garden downtown, and instead of medals we get pretty … More Her Tern Half Marathon Training Kickoff!
Hi everyone! This week’s training had a shaky start but ended STRONG! Yay finally! We also had a heat wave here in Alaska which meant that it was t-shirt and iced coffee weather in February. Doesn’t really get any better than that! Monday: My legs still hurt from Saturday’s 8 miler. I took my rest … More Zion Half Training: Week 9
Hi everyone! Time to recap week #8. Still injury free over here and I’m excited that I only have 1 month until the race! Monday: Slow Flow yoga class. This was my second time attending this class, and it was nice knowing what to expect! The teacher already knew my situation and there was lots … More Zion Half Training: Week 8
Hi everyone! I’m not participating in Friday Five this week because the theme is Fitness Snapshots and I took zero of those this week. Seriously, an entire week without a single workout selfie. What is happening here? Well I’ll tell you what’s happening: RECOVERY. Between today and last Friday I’ve been through a ton of … More Thinking Like A Proton
Hey everyone! Week #4 is in the books, and I’m SO PROUD! I did the entire week! Just not in the order they told me to. Because who actually does that? I’m also incredibly proud of myself for doing as much as I did last week because I was getting observed at work which is … More Zion Half Training: Week 4
Hi everyone! I am so excited that my first week of training for the Zion Half Marathon is complete! This plan was emailed to me by Active at Altitude and is available to anyone running this race. It will eventually have Zion course specific training aspects (like hills!) and I’m excited that I’ll be prepared … More First Week of Zion Half Training = Done!
Hi everyone! I’ve got lots to talk about today. First of all, I’m still incredibly thankful for everyone who participated in my Solstice Sprint Virtual 5k on Sunday! There were 15 runners that recorded their times and I think it’s awesome that so many of you joined me in my quest to get outside on … More Running Scavenger Hunt: It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas!
Hi everyone! So while I was out to dinner with my husband this weekend, our conversation turned to my next half marathon. And while the idea of running the Zion Half Marathon next March is super exciting, I’m a little worried. Mostly because my last two half marathons were kind of rough. I ran four … More How To Not Train For A Half Marathon