I am your typical over-researcher; when I dive into something, I do it with all my heart and spend hours on the web or with my nose in a book, learning more about the subject. Running has been no different—I’ve read several books, spent a ton of time on the Runner’s World website and time after time, I saw the advice for new runners: talk to a pro, and get some decent running shoes. And after a false start, due to shin splints from running in my crappy everyday sneakers, I decided it was time to head to my nearest…Read More
A Gym Class Cheater I suppose you could say that my running journey began many years ago… all through elementary, middle & high school students were required to run a mile twice a year in P.E. I was never a massive fan of gym class in general, but mile days were the worst. My lungs felt like they were going to explode and I always had a terrible finish time. In 7th & 8th grade, I had a little reprieve from the dreaded mile—my P.E. teacher was sweet and a little elderly (I believe she retired a year or two…Read More
My 1st Half Marathon
Most Recent Run:
My knee is slowing but surely getting better, even still, I am having to do quite a lot of walking to get my distance up in time for the half marathon!