The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds

It’s time to get serious…the countdown to the Fargo Half-Marathon is on. There is a countdown timer on the website and I have to admit, it kind of freaked me out. 32 days. THIRTY-TWO DAYS! How the heck did that happen? I’m not ready. At least I don’t think so. Or maybe I don’t feel as ready as I was for the San Jose Half-Marathon … Continue reading The countdown is on, running and racing, plus some fantastic food finds

Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it’s a LONG post!)

Warning: This post is going to be filled with LOTS of pictures! First things first…I RAN! It was slow, but I didn’t even care. IT. WAS. AWESOME! This was my first run since January 28 – nearly one month ago! Because we have been having such stupid weather (bitterly cold temps, snow and lots of wind), I opted to run on the dreadmill (yes, this … Continue reading Lots to talk about! (Meaning, it’s a LONG post!)

10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food!

Last weekend, the hubs and I participated in Team Ortho’s Monster Dash 10-mile run. We ran this race last year as a training run leading up to our first half-marathon. This year, we ran it AFTER our half-marathon. For tons of pictures, take the time to check out the Monster Dash Facebook page…it really gives a good perspective as to how many people participated in … Continue reading 10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food!

Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better

I have to begin by telling you all I had a GREAT last long training run (another 12 miles) this past Saturday. I felt good. I felt stronger and it made me believe I am ready for the October 6 Rock ‘n’ Roll half-marathon in San Jose, California! Okay, here’s a look at my week at glance: Monday – ran 5.1 miles; Tuesday – ran … Continue reading Week 10 – feeling ready, feeling stronger, feeling better

Week 9 – no races, long run, feeling GOOD!

Three weeks from yesterday (Sunday, September 15), Al and I will be running the Rock ‘n’ Roll San Jose half-marathon! I cannot believe it is almost here. What’s weirder is that I kind of feel ready…kind of! This past week wasn’t that exciting. Well, okay, it was kind of exciting, but not too exciting because we had no races this week. And, we don’t have … Continue reading Week 9 – no races, long run, feeling GOOD!