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
One week from today, we – the hubster and I – will be running our fourth half-marathon – the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half-Marathon in Denver, Colorado! We are so excited. And I am a little nervous! Why? Well, there’s this little thing called altitude. Yep, it might make a difference in this race. But, the race is on Sunday and we will be arriving in … Continue reading One week!
It has been three weeks since my last race and I seriously feel like I am going through some kind of withdrawal. It’s crazy! Our last race was the Tiki Run 10K on August 2, which was fun, but exhausting. Remember, I ran a fun mud run race that morning and then the Tiki Run that evening. The following Saturday, August 9, was the Ignite … Continue reading Going through a withdrawal…
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!
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