NYCM Training Week 3

July 1, 2014 Uncategorized

Monday- PLAN: 6 miles easy (7:5-8:50) ACTUAL: 6 miles easy (avg 8:32 pace) on the Coastal Trail. I was pretty tired from the hike on Sunday but loosened up once I got going. Last run in Alaska and it was gorgeous.I spent the rest of the day hiking on a glacier (about 3 miles total).  Tuesday-  […]

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NYCM Training Week 2

June 25, 2014 Uncategorized

Part of my training for the week was in Atlanta, the other part in Alaska. Two very opposite ends of the weather and scenery spectrum! Monday- PLAN: 8 miles easy (7:50-8:50 range) ACTUAL: 8 miles easy (8:23 avg) on the beltline. It was a hot and humid morning as usual.Olive also had a free trial of […]

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Mayor’s Half Marathon Race Recap

June 23, 2014 Uncategorized

Half Marathon #34 State #24 I went into this race without much of a goal. After talking with Jess, I was supposed to just run off of feel. If I was tired, don’t push. If I felt like it, go for it. I knew I would be doing a lot of sight seeing and the […]

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Where to Begin?

June 19, 2014 Uncategorized

I’m in Alaska with my two friends Abby and Sally for the next week. Way back in December, Abby told me she would love to hit up some of the “fun” states with me. I joked, “How about Alaska?” and she was all in. We started to plan our trip and the race and a […]

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NYCM Training Week 1

June 17, 2014 Uncategorized

Here goes all effort to post weekly about my training since I’m now following an official plan. I did exactly what I wanted to do this Winter/Spring. Build a solid 20-30 mile base and build my strength again. I knew all along I would hire Jessica as my coach again and she would help me […]

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Faces and Asheville Places

June 15, 2014 Uncategorized

Ahh. The week of my first chemical peel. Yall don’t be scared, but I’m going to share my crazy face with yall. You aren’t supposed to get too sweaty after a peel because it could blister/bubble so that meant I had to take it easy once my face started to fall off. Week of June […]

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Asheville 1/2 Marathon Race Recap

June 12, 2014 Uncategorized

Half Marathon #33 North Carolina Race #2 I had a work meeting (tradeshow) scheduled for this weekend in Asheville since January. As the date got closer and I tried to figure out where I was going to run that weekend, I realized there was an inagural 1/2 marathon. I didn’t love my first North Carolina […]

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