Bayshore Marathon Week 3 & 4

December 30, 2014 Uncategorized

Holidays, holidays, holidays. It’s been a fun, very full, 2 weeks. Training is going well- it’s been a nice slow increase in mileage and workouts- good base building. WEEK 3 (December 15) Monday: PLAN- 6 mile endurance run  ACTUAL- 6 miles 8:39 avg pace A rare after-work run. It was gorgeous out. I love running […]

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Bayshore Marathon Week 1 & 2

December 22, 2014 Uncategorized

Wow. Time to play catch up. Week 1 was way back on December 1st. This was my first week with Coach Chris and I am such a creature of habit- I really like a schedule. New to me this season is using Training Peaks. I do love getting all of my workouts ahead of time […]

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A Trip Around the Tree

December 19, 2014 Uncategorized

If you’ve followed along for a the past few years, you know I have a love for all things Christmas, especially decorating the tree. One of my favorite things to do when I travel, particularly racing in a new state, is to get an ornament. It’s always fun to pull an ornament out of the […]

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And So It Begins…

December 17, 2014 Uncategorized

Two weeks ago, I was poised at my computer waiting for the Bayshore Marathon to open so I could sign up. That same day, I started my official marathon training. Let me back up a bit… Even though I had a good race at NYC and BQ’d, I knew I was capable of more. Within […]

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Run for Hope 5K Race Recap

December 11, 2014 Uncategorized

Better late than never, right? For the past 5 years (minus last year), I’ve run a race on Thanksgiving. I’ve found myself going back to Mobile more than I have been staying in Atlanta, so I’ve made the Run for Hope 5K my regular turkey trot. I love this race because it raises money for […]

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Family Time, Turkey Trotting, & the Beach

December 5, 2014 Uncategorized

Week of November 17th Monday:  PLAN- easy 4 and barre 3 ACTUAL- 4 miles 8:32 avg pace and barre3 Tuesday: PLAN- flywheel ACTUAL- flywheel  Killed it. I don’t know what it was, but it was a great class. Wednesday:  PLAN- 8 easy and PT  ACTUAL- 8 miles 8:34 avg pace and PT Jes met me […]

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Behind the Scenes Blog Tour

November 26, 2014 Uncategorized

I think I’m pretty transparent…but figured I would play along. Who nominated me? Jess at Blonde Ponytail nominated me. I first met Jess back in 2012 at Hood to Coast with Nuun! We were able to meet up a few months later at the Runner’s World weekend and I had hoped to see her again […]

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