How Do You Decide Which Race to Run?

It's official, friends. This May, I will complete my sixth half marathon!  The One America 500 Festival Mini Marathon. You may remember I wrote a recap post all about last year's mini marathon! Next week, the NIFS Mini Marathon Training … [Read more...]

Monumental Half Marathon 2013

If you have been following the blog for the past couple of months, you know that I have been training for the Indianapolis Monumental Half Marathon.  This was my fifth half marathon, so I wasn't just training to complete the race I was actually … [Read more...]

The Final Long Run and I Can’t Believe It!

This past weekend I did something that I honestly was pretty unsure of. I completed the final long run in my half marathon training plan.  12 miles with an 8 minute and 9 second pace.  This is just 9 seconds slower than what I need to be on race … [Read more...]

Tips for Tackling Your Long Run

It's time. My half marathon will be here in 15 days, and I have one long run left to go.  I have a habit of psyching myself out before these long runs, which is why it's best for me to do them first thing in the morning.  When I complete … [Read more...]

Double Digit Miles

After two weekends in a row of VERY rainy weather on the day I was set to complete my long run, I was so happy and relieved that the weather was absolutely gorgeous in Indianapolis this weekend. I woke up yesterday morning with determination to … [Read more...]

Half Marathon Training: Not Easily Defeated

Good morning and happy hump day! It is October 2 and the Monumental Half Marathon is officially one month away! Training has been going really well so far. My Sunday runs are getting longer, and I am keeping my pace right around 8:30 or 8 … [Read more...]

Was It 6 Miles or 8 Miles…

Head on over to the BIG City Little Indiana blog today to check out my review on House Foods tofu with a yummy recipe!! ________________________________________________________________________________________________ Training for my half … [Read more...]

New Fitness Goals: My Fifth Half Marathon

Happy hump day folks! These past couple of weeks have felt like a whirlwind. I feel as though once I come into work, I blink and then the day is done and I kind of wonder if I was able to accomplish everything I set out to.  Initially, I was … [Read more...]

Indianapolis 500 Festival Mini Marathon

Saturday I ran and completed my fourth half marathon!  It is always an overwhelming and amazing feeling to cross the finish line, but this race was extra special because I beat my personal record by 30 seconds (every second counts ;)) and the … [Read more...]

Yoga for Runners

My final post in the Doing Indy "Being Active in Indy" series is up today.  Make sure to head over to the Doing Indy blog to check it out! ___________________________________________________________________________________________ I can't … [Read more...]