My goal this year for the Stillwater Log Run 10-miler, which was nearly a month ago already, was to beat last year’s time. This year’s race, on September 22 (my son’s 25th birthday!), was supposed to be better than last year. I felt better. I felt stronger. I felt more prepared. I was ready. Or so I thought. Once again, I decided to run with … Continue reading Stillwater Log Run vs. TC 10 Mile
I am not sure if it was an average of the five-plus hours of sleep in the last three days or maybe the humidity or even poor nutrition (although I have been eating pretty decent lately!), but I really wanted to give up and quit running when I hit mile three of my five-mile planned run this morning. It was just not a good run. … Continue reading Not every run can be good
As we got to the starting line, I saw there were pacers. I like running with a pacer and don’t remember seeing pacers at this particular race before. My husband, Al, and I were running the Stillwater Log Run 10-mile race. This was our third time at this race. It’s a favorite. PICTURE: At the starting line. My immediate thought was, “Yes, pacers!” And then I … Continue reading I gave up
Where to find us in 2015! As many of you know, my husband, Al, and I love to run and, more importantly, race. I love everything about a race – from the starting line to the runners to the food to the swag bags to the pre- and post-race parties to the expos to the music to the everything. There’s just something about that race … Continue reading Running and racing!
I have to say that I love the fact that my husband, Al, loves to cook. And, it’s pretty dang awesome that he likes to grocery shop as well. Yes, I am blessed. I say that often, but I mean it. I am not sure where I would be without him. Probably living on canned tuna, cereal, apples, bananas and frozen veggies! Not. Even. Kidding! … Continue reading A little of this and a little of that!