Part two – Denver Half-Marathon

So, have you been wondering what happened at the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon? I will tell you, but first let me share a bit more about the race, including the map of where we ran, the elevation and my splits (ugh!). First off, though, it feels so good to be back home in Alexandria. Yes, vacations are great, but there is something about being home … Continue reading Part two – Denver Half-Marathon

Quick recap of the race!

Good Monday morning readers! I had every intention of blogging yesterday after the Denver Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon, but not sure what happened. I. Was. Shot. I feel asleep shortly before 8 p.m. YES, EIGHT! And didn’t wake up until about 8 o’clock this morning. Apparently, I needed some sleep! I am going to share a quick little recap of the race and then I … Continue reading Quick recap of the race!

Listening to your body…

…sucks! Last Friday evening/ early Saturday morning, I started not feeling the best. Felt like I was coming down with something. A cold. Sinus infection. Bronchitis. Something. Unfortunately, I am one of “those” who are “always” sick. Or so it seems. I used to get pneumonia as a kid and now, like clockwork, I get bronchitis at least twice a year, if not more and … Continue reading Listening to your body…

Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!

I think I am ready for this Saturday’s Fargo Marathon Half-Marathon race! I may not have followed the training schedule as well as I did when I trained for the Rock-n-Roll San Jose Half-Marathon, but I still trained and I feel good. Pretty good, actually. I’ve ran a few long runs – 8 miles, 10 miles (a couple of times), 11 miles and even a … Continue reading Fargo half is almost here…and more on racing and running!