So my marathon recap is here and there were three things I intentionally left out because they deserve a post of their own. Long runs involve a lot of planning as far as hydration and fuel go, as well as post run recovery. After training for a specific race you also have to consider what the plan is going…… Continue reading Post Marathon Chat- Fuel, Recovery, and What’s Ahead
It’s official….I’m a marathoner! What an experience the PEI Marathon was, and here I am four days later still looking for the right words to express how the day went. I can say the week of the marathon was difficult. I did two 7K runs and was trying to carb load, but my nerves were on…… Continue reading The Road To 26.2 -Marathon Recap!
Over the course of this training season I’ve been keeping notes on advice I would give to someone who is interested in training for any type of race. These tips are not just for marathoners, and can be helpful for first time runners, or those training for 10K and beyond. So here they are! Start Slow…… Continue reading 10 Tips For Runners
With only 11 days to go until the PEI Marathon I’m on the verge of “crunch time!” Each day that passes brings me closer to the start line, and also closer to losing my mind. I’m only sort of joking but admit it’s hard to stay focused and ignore the fact that it’s almost time to run…… Continue reading The Road To 26.2 -Almost Crunch Time!
This past Sunday I finished the peak of my marathon training. The last long run was a new distance record for me at a total of 32 kilometers. When I finished the run I immediately thought of a book I recently read which had a character who just started running. Her thoughts on marathoners rang…… Continue reading The Road To 26.2 – The Last Long Run
Hey everyone! Hope your week is going well and you’re geared up for the first weekend of Fall (where has the time gone!?!) I’m closing out training this weekend with my final long run and am looking forward to some shorter distances to give the legs a rest. I’m switching gears a bit with this post,…… Continue reading *NEW* My 1st W.I.L.L.
Have you ever had a million things to do but can’t seem to get them done? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us! In this thing called life I often put things on the back burner. Unfortunately I don’t have the time I want to have to write weekly posts, create delicious new recipes, clean…… Continue reading Time Off To Live