20 weeks until…. Grandma’s Marathon

I have been a bit quiet as I flip flopped on what I want my spring racing and training to look like.  Overall, there are a lot of super awesome spring races but my time gets super limited when track season with my high school team starts.  I have finally narrowed it down to twoContinue reading “20 weeks until…. Grandma’s Marathon”

Why YOU should become a runner 2019

Running is awesome! I am sure it is no surprise, to anyone that I meet, that I think running is pretty great.  I am not the only one, however. Running is growing in popularity, it is definitely having a moment.  There is a reason why, running really is for everyone Why everyone should become aContinue reading “Why YOU should become a runner 2019”

Weekly Running Log-12/10-12/16

Like the new look?  Simplifying the RunCanvas URL too!  I completed my VDOT02 coaching certification and now my coaching packages can be found on my website as well as the VODT02 coaches market place.  This will allow me to continue to feature customized training plans, along with pre-built training plans for a variety of distances. Continue reading “Weekly Running Log-12/10-12/16”

Weekly Wrap Up- Post Marathon 12/3-12/9

Last week I ran California International Marathon, and I had a blast!   You can read all about it here!I don’t have a whole lot to write about as far as training recap.  1 week post marathon, so the mileage was low and the pace was easy.  I was pretty beat up after this race. TotallyContinue reading “Weekly Wrap Up- Post Marathon 12/3-12/9”

Anxiety on the run, breaking the link

A couple of weeks ago I posted about my struggle with anxiety and how it had began to creep into my running (read about it hear).   Hind sight is always 20/20 and when reflecting on the time period leading up to the anxiety attacks I began to have while running, I could see my bodiesContinue reading “Anxiety on the run, breaking the link”

Weekly Wrap up- 17 weeks until CIM!

 The end is near! This is my last full week off before heading back to school   Teacher professional development is just around the corner.  I had a great start to the week but the hotter weather and travel really wore me out the second half. Here is my Weekly Wrap up- Monday-  9 miles @Continue reading “Weekly Wrap up- 17 weeks until CIM!”

June/July Recap+ what’s ahead

I did it,I finally picked a race.  I am super excited to announce that I have been given the opportunity to run with a seeded bib number at California International Marathon.   As I wrote about in May (My next journey…)  my big goal is to chase an Olympic trials standard, and California International Marathon willContinue reading “June/July Recap+ what’s ahead”

2017 week 11 recap- 5 weeks until Boston Marathon

               I was so excited for this week. I was going to make this a super, running week.  I had plans to really focus on recovery and strength training.  Spending my spring break doing all the little extra things so that I could finish my last couple weeks strong.  Well, things didn’t go as planned.Continue reading “2017 week 11 recap- 5 weeks until Boston Marathon”

2017 Week 10 Recap-6 week before Boston Marathon!

This was a tough week.  Not because of the workouts, or mileage.  It was tough because it took me the whole week to recover from last week’s 10k race.  I shouldn’t be terribly surprised, I seem to recover slower than most of my running buddies. The fatigue and soreness will hang around an extra dayContinue reading “2017 Week 10 Recap-6 week before Boston Marathon!”