The end of the year has been hectic for me professionally. With several significant work deadlines, my training schedule got all out of whack. Thankfully, things have settled down at the end of this week as we head into the holidays, and I’ve been able to start getting back on track. I even had a bit of a boost with a surprise race registration! Race Registration I got a little extra motivated to get back out there & run with a bit of an early Christmas present from my dad. He surprised me with a race entry for a semi-local…Read More
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
NEXT BIG RACE New Haven Road Race
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This was my first official half marathon: The Flower City Challenge-- I also PR'd my 5K time!