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
Things I may have been worried about during our last race…my asthma, the weather, lack of training, the course and whether or not I would be able to run the WHOLE thing. All. Ten. Miles. What I wasn’t worried about? My always trusty, always reliable, mostly accurate Garmin Forerunner 220 sports watch. Last Saturday, March 7, the hubster and I ran in Twin Cities in Motion’s … Continue reading Best AND worst race!
By now I am sure you are well aware of what happened to me on Wednesday, January 14. I was on the cover of a magazine. A running magazine. An online only, digital magazine. Me. Little ol’ me who’s nothing special. Just a regular gal who lives in small-town America who loves running, fitness, eating, wine, Weight Watchers, shopping, beer and…social media. Yes, to say … Continue reading How did THAT happen?
Ran! Really. Seriously. I ran on the treadmill at Vital Fit Club on Monday, December 8 and then I didn’t run again until yesterday. And I didn’t even want to do yesterday’s run. I just wasn’t feeling it. At. All. I did not want to get up off my duff, go all the way downstairs, search through my closet to find the 800 pieces of … Continue reading I can’t believe it’s been two weeks since I last…