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TGIF - Closing out a Busy Week!

Friday, October 02, 2015      11 comments

Well, this has been a busy week and I wish I could say my training went well this week, but that would not be the case. But this is just one week out of a long training schedule. Right? Sunday and Monday were spent with my cousins in from I... Read more

Week 12 of Training Done!

Tuesday, September 29, 2015      9 comments

6 more weeks of training to go, 2/3's of the way there! So far, so good. I was feeling a little run down so I backed off on the high intensity interval training this week - I skipped it on Thursday. I did not get near the number of miles schedul... Read more

8 Mile Training Run Done!

Sunday, September 20, 2015      10 comments

The training schedule from Nike is definitely different this year and they are telling us there is some sort of science to it - OK, I just go with it. Yesterday was an 8 mile run and next week we go back up to 10. I was in town this week and ha... Read more

10 Mile Run Done!

Saturday, September 12, 2015      14 comments

Last week was our longest run to date and it was 8 miles and it was hot out. Then we had this bump up to 10 miles this weekend and we were kind of nervous. I had to travel this week which always makes trying to get training runs in a challenge. ... Read more

Weekend Flew by!

Monday, September 07, 2015      12 comments

The past week and the weekend flew by! Travel and family commitments impacted my running schedule this past week. Tuesday I flew to Phoenix for a day trip. Thursday I planned to go out for a 4 mile run and my BIL stopped by for some help with a ... Read more

Last Week's Training

Monday, August 31, 2015      13 comments

Actually got all my training runs in last week! The planned weekly mileage was 17 miles for the week. So here's how it went: Monday: 3.5 mile run Tuesday: Strength training with my personal trainer Wednesday: 4 mile group run Thursday... Read more

Fall is in the Air!

Thursday, August 27, 2015      14 comments

It seems like the trees are already starting to change and the temperatures were in the high 50's this morning! But we are supposed to be in the 90's next week. It's been a pretty good week so far. I did my 3.5 mile run on Monday and then ... Read more

In Town this Week!

Tuesday, August 25, 2015      11 comments

So Sunday my hubby was studying and took advantage of the day. I went to the gym for my X-IT class and had a great workout. Then I met a friend at Starbucks and caught up. We actually met at a Running 101 class at the local running store when we... Read more

Beautiful Weekend!

Saturday, August 22, 2015      14 comments

This week flew by! I did a great job getting my base miles in running this week. Monday - 3 miles Tuesday - Strength training and 5.35 miles - just beat the tornado warnings by about 10 minutes! Thursday - Cross training - Elliptical an... Read more

TGIF - the Weekend is in Sight!

Friday, August 14, 2015      11 comments

AS far as running goes, I am on track this week. Monday I was set to go for a run when my hubby mentioned he was thinking of going for a walk. Well, I jumped at that opportunity and said why don't we walk downtown and buy you some clothes for st... Read more


Monday, August 10, 2015      9 comments

So yesterday morning I went to the gym and did my X-IT class - that is the high intensity interval class. I told the assistant instructor that I have trouble getting my heart rate high enough in some areas. She told me that when I do the get ups... Read more

The Weekend

Saturday, August 08, 2015      11 comments

This past week I did not get all of my base runs in. I missed my 4 mile run due to a very busy work day. I really need to work on this next week since I need to get a 5 mile run next week. I just need to work on my scheduling! My weekly runs are... Read more

August Already?

Saturday, August 01, 2015      8 comments

July seems to be gone in the blink of an eye! Thursday was my golf day and I did better on my short game. My sister-in-law golfed, though her hip is really bothering her. She is a pretty good golfer and did give me a helpful tip on my drives - I... Read more

New Trainer

Wednesday, July 29, 2015      8 comments

Monday I did get out for my 3 mile run in the evening. It was humid, but not as hot. Tuesday morning I went to the gym and worked out with my trainer and had a great workout. I did get the news I've been expecting - he's breaking up with me. I k... Read more

The Weekend

Sunday, July 26, 2015      9 comments

Friday I finally got out the door and decided I would walk my 3 miles, but then I did end up running a good portion of it. The important thing is just to get out the door! Saturday morning was our group run and it was a 4 mile run. Since I have ... Read more

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