Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 4

Last week was another great one in the training books.  The plan I am following (and what I have found works best for my body) decreases mileage after some of the long run weeks, so this week the long run was only 6 miles.  Overall, my legs felt … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 2

It's time for another half marathon training update! Last week, I completed my second week of training for the Colfax Half Marathon in May.  Overall, I'd say my training went really well!  I did just about everything according to plan, but cut out … [Read more...]

Colfax Half Marathon Training Update: Week 1

Hey friends! I hope the first full week of spring has been treating you well.  The weather here in Denver has been a bit of a roller coaster (per usual), but it's all good! With warmer weather hanging out occasionally (and hopefully here to stay … [Read more...]

Tips for Getting Through a Long Run

Guys it's MARATHON week! I'm really trying to stay calm and not completely freak out, so this week I am focusing on great nutrition, rest, hydration, and mental focus and clarity.  Yes! So much of marathon training is MENTAL. Today, I decided I … [Read more...]

Georgetown to Idaho Springs Half Marathon Recap

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend! This weekend, I completed my first half marathon in over a year! I'm not sure of my official time or pace yet, but according to my watch I finished at around 1:53 with about an 8:40 pace.  Not too bad if you … [Read more...]

Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini Marathon 2014

Saturday, I completed my sixth half marathon! It's always an emotional and amazing feeling when I cross the finish line, but Saturday's race was EXTRA special because I was able to cross that finish line with my sister :) I picked up my … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap 5.4.2014

Hey Guys! (and happy Cinco de Mayo!!) This weekend was so. much. fun!  From the moment I got off work on Friday, I have been doing something super fun. Friday Friday night was the dental school graduation party.    This is a HUGE deal for the … [Read more...]

Easter Weekend Recap 2014

Good morning!!! The first thing I want to say this morning is GOOD LUCK to anyone running the Boston Marathon today!!! :) I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Mine was full of family and lots of sunshine...two things that make me very … [Read more...]

My Running Story

Happy Friday! A couple of weeks ago, the folks with Dirty Girl Run reached out to me to be an ambassador for their all women's mud 5k.  While I love running regular races, I have never done a mud race of any sort.  I am always open to trying new … [Read more...]

7 Mile Run Through “Snirt”

Happy Thursday! Last night was our 4th group run for the Mini Marathon Training Program, which means we were up to 7 miles. I brought my camera along with me this week, inspired by Anne to take some running photos to show you where we … [Read more...]