9 Half Marathon Tips

This week I am in rest and stretch mode as I prepare to run my 9th half marathon this Saturday, the Monumental Marathon in Indianapolis.  I signed up for this race MONTHS ago, and I trained throughout most of the summer.  While I can typically train … [Read more...]

Running Safety Tips

This week has been wonderful so far! Tuesday morning I caught up with an old friend while running and this morning I am meeting a friend for a 5 mile run too!  I absolutely LOVE the company of running with other people and often feel like I could go … [Read more...]

My First Experience with a Chiropractor + How I’m Keeping My Muscles Healthy

Over the past few months, I have really increased the miles in my running routine.  Right now, I'm running about 30-40 miles per week, which is a lot for my body. In the past, I've had my fair share of muscular discomfort when training for … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Weeks 7 and 8

I can't really believe it, but it's already RACE WEEK! Last Wednesday, I ran my final long run of 12 miles, so this week it's all about the taper.  I felt great after the 12 mile run with minimal soreness the days following, which was definitely a … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 5 (and 6)

Hey friends! So, I'm a little out of schedule with my half marathon posting updates, but instead of just not sharing at all this week I thought I would share weeks 5 and 6 together instead of a Five Things Friday post :) Training has been going … [Read more...]

Clinging onto that “Runner’s High”

Yesterday, I completed my final long run before the Fort 4 Fitness half marathon this Saturday. After completing my long runs in the past, sometimes I would experience headaches, nausea, and just plain feeling not-so-great.  That kind of took away … [Read more...]

Feels Like the First Day of School

Today will be the first day as a working woman!  Well, I guess technically I have been a working woman, but this is the first day of my first "real" full-time job, and I am so excited!  I feel as though it is the first day of school all over … [Read more...]

Babyfood for Breakfast?

Good Monday Morning!   I was having some computer difficulties this morning, so this will just be a quick post.  For breakfast this morning, I enojyed a blackberry banana peanut butter smoothie topped with somethin' special Gerber Graduates … [Read more...]