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...]

Boulder Rez Half Marathon and 4 Things I Learned from NOT Achieving My Goal

This morning started out nice and easy with a later than usual yoga practice, a free coffee from Thump, and a casual walk with Bernie.  I decided to give myself a "treat" morning because this past weekend, I completed my 8th half marathon, the … [Read more...]

Dynamic Warm Up for Runners

Can we talk about warming up today?  I'm sure you have all heard that completing a warm up is best before any workout.  While I know this to be true, I'm coming clean with all of you today and admitting that I haven't always been the best at … [Read more...]

Five Things Friday 6.24.2016

Thank goodness for the weekend! Hopefully you have some fun activities on the agenda and nice summer weather headed your way. Brian and I are still trying to figure out what we are planning to do, but I think our plans will include a hike, … [Read more...]

Things I’m Loving: May 2016

May was a month full of fun visitors, travel, running, and being outside.  I loved it!! Here are my highlights from the month :) Products and Services I'm Loving Firmoo Sunglasses I have worked with Firmoo in the past when I needed a new … [Read more...]

Bolder Boulder 10K 2016 Race Recap

On Memorial Day, Brian and I ran the Bolder Boulder for the second time! (You can check out our recap from last year here!) We had such an amazing experience running the Bolder Boulder 10k last year, that we knew we were going to run this race … [Read more...]

Denver Colfax Half Marathon Recap

Last weekend, I completed my 7th half marathon when I crossed the finish line of the Colfax Half Marathon. The race overall was not a PR for me, but I am still SO happy with my time.  I finished in 1:48:29 at an average pace of 8:16. :) Now 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 3

This week, the big challenge was completing 8 miles.  I can't believe that I'm already at such high mileage (I haven't run that far in about 6 months!), but the weather is finally cooperating.  I was able to run in beautiful sunshine with just a tank … [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...]