5 Reasons to Sign up for a Fall Marathon.

So it’s springtime, and for many runners this is the time of year that we start thinking about more races to throw on the calendar. Here are a few reasons in no particular order why you should hit the registration button and sign up for that fall marathon to gun for a super speedy PR. 1.Continue reading “5 Reasons to Sign up for a Fall Marathon.”

When It’s Cold Outside…Runners Be Like…

We all know how easy it is to fall into excuses during this time of year. It’s too cold, it’s too windy, there’s snot coming out of my nose (hey just keeping it real), my bed is too warm etc. I found some cold weather running funnies on Pinterest that explain my exact thoughts sometimes.Continue reading “When It’s Cold Outside…Runners Be Like…”

Time to Taper Once Again and Mental Benefits of Running.

So once again I am back on the taper train getting ready for the BMW Dallas Marathon in December. It’s funny because I’ve actually run the half course for this race more times than I can count and although this will be my 22nd marathon it will be my 1st time running the Dallas full!Continue reading “Time to Taper Once Again and Mental Benefits of Running.”

20 Miles, Holiday Mode and Wknd Recap.

Hi there! I am so excited for the upcoming holiday and some much needed relaxation and family time. I kind of feel like I’m already in holiday mode actually. Pretty sure I’m not the only one! Let’s do a quick recap of the weekend, shall we? When I say quick..I mean quick. This is alreadyContinue reading “20 Miles, Holiday Mode and Wknd Recap.”

Trinity River Run, Good Times and Wknd Recap.

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! I did a little bit of racing, teaching spin class and celebrating with fun friends! Let’s recap, shall we? Saturday a.m. I got in a total of 10 miles with a few hills thrown in. Followed by teaching/subbing a 8 a.m. spin class. It’s always fun when youContinue reading “Trinity River Run, Good Times and Wknd Recap.”

How to Break Through a Running/Racing Plateau.

8 miles all smiles this morning with some friends from the Irving Running Club crew. It’s always fun when my running buds want to go the extra distance with me. I’m working on getting my mileage back up for the Dallas Marathon in December. Hopefully I can end this year with a bang before movingContinue reading “How to Break Through a Running/Racing Plateau.”

16 Miles, Can You Find Me and Wknd Recap.

Happy Monday to you! It is rainy and dreary around these parts but I still managed to get my run on this morning. Sometimes a rainy run is all you need to get the day going. Well running…and espresso. Match made in heaven. Let’s do a little weekend recap, shall we? Your girl was backContinue reading “16 Miles, Can You Find Me and Wknd Recap.”

I Just Ran a Marathon…Now What? As Told by The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

So, for most of you marathon runners out there fall and winter time means racing season. We train for months and months in the summertime, enduring the heat and humidity for that special day. Running a marathon for a lot of us is like…giving birth. Not that I know how that feels or anything but hey…IContinue reading “I Just Ran a Marathon…Now What? As Told by The Real Housewives of Atlanta.”

Ish is Getting Real and Funny Runner e-Bibs.

Happy run this morning with the crew…fast finish miles are always the best kind of miles! 5 days left til the Marine Corps Marathon. I tell ya…ISH is about to get oh so real. I feel pretty good this week…a little tightness here and there but after running 20 marathons I’m very familiar with all ofContinue reading “Ish is Getting Real and Funny Runner e-Bibs.”