FORU2C's Blogs

Why I Joined the Nashville Striders!
Friday, May 04, 2012      2 comments

This is written as an essay as I posted it on the Nashville Striders Message Board Forum. Hi, my name is Mary and I wanted to introduce myself to your club and tell you a bit about myself and why I joined today. First of all let me say I am... Read more
My 2nd ever HM ~ Women's Half Marathon ~ Septmeber 25, 2010
Saturday, October 02, 2010      1 comments

It has been week since the inaugural Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville. I feel if I don’t sit down and write this blog today, it won’t ever get done. Overall it was an amazing race, beautiful weather, training sessions were awesome, but afte... Read more
My Very 1st Half Marathon is Now History for Me!!!
Sunday, April 25, 2010      9 comments

Wow! Where do I even begin? This has felt like such a long day coming, I can’t believe it is over! It all began this January when I was at the gym and I saw a girl on the track wearing a t-shirt that said Country Music Half Marathon 2009. I was ... Read more
Last Two Weeks of Training before HM Week!
Saturday, April 17, 2010      3 comments

Can you imagine I did not blog last week about how my training week went, therefore I will try to sum this up in a not too long of a version! In case you are just tuning in let me fill you in on my last long distance walk before I go on about th... Read more
13.2 miles today just in case!
Saturday, April 03, 2010      1 comments

13.2 miles today just in case….. the Garmin isn't accurate! Ok, so my training schedule had me down to do 12 miles today. It was to be my last long distance walk before tapering down to get ready for the big day in 3 week... Read more
Wow, I SPARKED a 1st place winner today!
Saturday, April 03, 2010      1 comments

I am very excited for my HM buddy that is coming to Nashville to do the Country Music Half Marathon with me on 4/24. She just called from North Carolina to thank me for the HM training she has been doing as she finished 1st place in the Easter E... Read more
Wow....4 Weeks until my 1st 1/2 Marathon!!!!
Saturday, March 27, 2010      2 comments

Four weeks to go until my 1st 1/2 Marathon and the training has been totally awesome! Luckily the weather has been totally cooperating on the Saturday’s that I have been doing my long distance sessions. Today I was up for a 11 mile trek an... Read more
week 5 of Mary's Journey with ~ part 2
Sunday, March 21, 2010      0 comments

I made it through another week of training for the Rock-n-Roll Country Music ½ Marathon that I will be partaking in four short weeks. This is my first ½ Marathon I have ever participated in and I am very excited! The longest organized event I ha... Read more
week 5 of Mary's Journey with ~ part 1
Saturday, March 20, 2010      0 comments

After reviewing my training schedule, much to my dismay I had jumped ahead a week and needed to adjust my training schedule and thought what better week then now! Needless to say I have 2-Week 5’s and I will give you just the highlights… actual... Read more
Mary's Journey with
Monday, March 15, 2010      3 comments

Since I am getting down to six weeks left until the Country Music 1/2 Marathon that I will be participating in I have decided to blog about it. It's not going to be that interesting, but I do want to keep track of how I am getting along with the... Read more