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 know I usually post on Sundays, but my Sunday got away from me. And apparently, so did my Monday morning, so here it is, Monday night and I am finally getting down to business. First things first, a quick recap of my week: Monday – biked 7.53 miles and biked 6.25 miles (we biked to Perkins for supper and back – different routes there … Continue reading Week 8 – feeling deflated, hydration issues, HUMIDITY and confidence boosters
There is only one word for last week…HOT! The heat and humidity really got to me and, unfortunately, it interfered with my training. BIG TIME! But, it’s all over…for now…and it’s time to move on. But not before I share a photo of how the heat got to me: Here’s a look at my week in a nutshell: Monday – ran 4 miles; Tuesday – … Continue reading Week 7 – heat, humidity, heat, humidity and a race!
This week was pretty uneventful…unless you count today when I got to watch – via the almighty internet – a friend and former co-worker cross the finish line at her very first Ironman competition in Whistler, BC, Canada. Seriously, it was so cool. I may have teared up a bit and I know I had goosebumps! I’ve wrote about erin before, but I can’t help … Continue reading Week 6 – migraine, better eating, rest days and heat