Racing to the Alter and Crossing the Finish Line

After Rich and I were engaged, I knew that running would be a part of our wedding detials, it was the start of how we met and so much of who we are. I did some research, but didn’t find a ton out there that was really my style, but I knew in my head what I wanted. I didn’t want it to be super cheesy- I wanted tasteful with a touch of fun. My planner, Mindy, and my family were patient with me. Once I have an idea in my head, I can’t let it go until I try it. Needless to say, my pinterest...

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A Runlorette and a Bachelorette Party

Week of July 20th Monday: PLAN- 30 min circuit training  ACTUAL- TRX class Tuesday: PLAN- 20 min Zone 2, 8x400m (1:35-1:37) w/200m recovery, 10 min cooldown  ACTUAL- 6.53 miles @8:14 avg pace 1:37, 1:44, 1:37, 1:36, 1:38, 1:39, 2:00, 1:48. Obviously fell apart at the end. Just didn’t have it all in me with the heat. Wednesday: PLAN- Circuit strength training  ACTUAL- Flybarre Thursday: PLAN- 15 min warmup Zone 2, 10x30sec up steep hill w/1:30 rest back down, 10 min easy run...

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Maine, Barre, I Do BBQ

I had no access to my pictures for the past week until the lovely peeps at the Apple Store fixed my Mac on Sunday. So, back to blogging and catching up. Goodness, let’s go a month back… Week of July 6th Monday: PLAN- 40 mins agility drills ACTUAL- 3.55 miles. 30 mins running, 10 mins drills I don’t think I’ve done this workout before- and it was nice to focus on the drills. A little change up is always good. I enjoyed the graffiti during the drills. Tuesday: PLAN- 30 min...

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Training, Wedding, and all the Class Pass

Gonna throw two weeks into one post to catch up. After the Vermont trip, I had about 24 hours at home before packing up and heading to Alabama for the week/weekend. I was working and doing wedding stuff- I literally had meetings before and after work and it was pretty exhausting. It was apparently so busy that I managed to only take two relevant pictures all week. Week of June 8th  Monday: PLAN- 45 minutes strength prep ACTUAL- 45 minutes strength prep 3 sets of the following (set 1 20 reps...

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Post Marathon Week

Wow. It’s been a CRAZY few weeks post marathon (boss in town, wedding obligations, another race, and a work trip) and I will be playing catch up through next week…but I wanted to document this either way. Post marathon week- I felt surprisingly good. It was so odd not to go for a run but I listened to Coach and I know it was what my body needed. Monday: PLAN- rest day ACTUAL- rest day Another rest day for the our last day in Traverse City. Rich and I had a later flight out of...

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Things I’m Lovin X

Yall. Seriously, I had to go back and look and the last time I did a Things I’m Lovin was SEPTEMBER. That is not okay. So let’s get to it, because obviously we have A LOT to catch up on. 1. Race Weekend! I’m heading to Ohio to run the Flying Pig 1/2 Marathon. I originally had plans to run the Indi-Mini on Saturday and the Pig on Sunday but with Bayshore a few weeks out, I had to back out of Indiana. I’m SO excited because I get to spend the weekend with one of my...

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Bayshore Marathon Week 15

It was so nice to be home all week. I had something to do every single night so it was a pretty busy week and I needed a nice relaxing weekend. Monday: PLAN- 20 minute core work ACTUAL-20 minute core work A nice easy day after a really long week. I was still fighting a cold, so I needed easy and no running. That night, we celebrated my sisters 32nd birthday! Now that I am growing out my bangs, we look even more alike. It’s kinda insane. Tuesday: PLAN- 7 miles. 3x2400m repeats, 800...

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