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
Young people. Older people. Shorter people. Tall people. Skinnier people. Pleasingly plump people. Injured people. Elite athletic extremely fit people. One-legged people. Broken arm people. Asthmatic people. Cancer people. On-a-mission people. Fathers and daughters. Mothers and sons. Husbands and wives. Brothers. Sisters. Friends. Lovers. Family. Runners. Joggers. Walkers. Hobblers. The running community encompasses all kinds of people. And at races, you will see every kind there … Continue reading We came. We saw. My husband conquered.
So, once again, it has been FOREVER since I’ve been on here. I guess I let life sometimes get in the way and sometimes, to be real honest, I don’t feel like I have much to say. Not that I really have that much to say today either, but I felt the urge to let you know what’s been happening! And, as usual, I will do it … Continue reading A five-minute PR. Onion Rings. Weight Watchers and more!
Today, Sunday, May 24 my hubby and I ran in our very first Awake the Grapes 10K at our local winery, Carlos Creek Winery. We didn’t think we would be running a race this weekend because I had to work on Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon. and most racing events take place on Saturdays. But, because of the Memorial Day holiday, the Awake the … Continue reading Here’s what NOT to do…