Hi Everyone! It's finally here--race week for the Wineglass Half Marathon! I am super excited to be running this race again :)With fall race season in full swing, you may find yourself also staring down race week. You might be a bit nervous, but probably a whole lot excited. You may also be wondering how you can … Continue reading What to do the Week Before Your Half Marathon
Hi Runners! Happy first day of autumn 🙂 The weather here in Southern Maryland is absolutely perfect for running. I hope you are experiencing similar weather wherever you are. This past Sunday I had an 18-mile training run for the Philadelphia Marathon. For those of you who know me, you probably remember how sick I was making … Continue reading How to Fuel for the Long Run
Hi Runner Friends! I hope you are enjoying this beautiful early autumn weather as much as I am :)This past Saturday I ran my first race of the fall running season-- the Virginia Happy Trails Running Club (VHTRC) Women's Half Marathon. It's a small race, at approximately 200 runners, and is designed to encourage women … Continue reading VHTRC Women’s Half Marathon Race Report
When the new year rings in on January 1st, how many of you set resolutions or goals for yourself? I know I do. I always feel fresh and revived-- ready for big changes and challenges. It's easy to be excited at the prospect of a new year. But how many of us think about goal … Continue reading Setting SMART Running Goals
You hear about it everywhere-- at work, in books, on podcasts, and tons of other places in the social media world. The importance of having a mentor. We all have mentors in our life, both formal and informal. In our careers and our personal lives. We might not always give them the title of "mentor", but they … Continue reading I Have a Mentor. Now What?
I finally did it. After two years of discussing the possibility of purchasing a nicer bicycle, I finally caved in and did it. I was first reintroduced to the idea of riding a bicycle in February 2012 after running the Disney World Half Marathon. It was my second half marathon and I ended up injuring my knee … Continue reading Goodbye Schwinn.. Hello Fuji
Hello! Hope everyone is having a fabulous Tuesday :)Today's workout was speed work-- specifically intervals. Interval training can be used to maximize your running potential. Interval training consists of hard running efforts of a specific distance or time, which are repeated with intervals of rest between the repeated hard effort.An article from active.com lays out the following … Continue reading Running Intervals