Race recap: Runner’s Knees Virtual 10 Miler

The Runner’s Knees Virtual 10 Miler was race #12 on the year and was also a PR for me! It all started with this tweet: A chance to run the same race (kind of) with Danielle, Amy and Rachel?!?! OK — sign me up! My training schedule called for a four mile slow run on Saturday and… Continue reading Race recap: Runner’s Knees Virtual 10 Miler

2013 Grandma’s Marathon: spectating recap

I woke up at my sister-in-law’s around 4:30 a.m., ate a Picky Bar and then drove J and his brother-in-law to the shuttle in Proctor to take them to the Grandma’s start line. Once I dropped them off at the shuttle I headed up to St. Scholastica where my friend, KK, was staying. (We had… Continue reading 2013 Grandma’s Marathon: spectating recap

FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 6/17 – 6/23

Started the week on Sunday by doing a big meal prep for the week Roasted one spaghetti squash Made a big batch of quinoa in the rice cooker Hard boiled a half a dozen eggs Roasted two sweet potatoes Baked a batch of breakfast cookies Monday: Strength training session with Andrea! Did a combination of Gina’s… Continue reading FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 6/17 – 6/23

Here we go again: what I learned from marathon training

This morning I ran 4 “slow” miles and with that I kicked off training for my second marathon. As I’ve been enjoying some lazy days the past couple of weeks, I’ve given some thought to how I plan to approach this training cycle and what I plan to do differently from the first time: Stick… Continue reading Here we go again: what I learned from marathon training

FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 6/10 – 6/16

Well this week was a little bit better than last week but still low on the run mileage. Monday Thanks to Carrie Tollefson for this workout. I’ve never been a fan of the elliptical but this keeps it interesting and gets your heart rate up there! I made it more challenging by not holding onto… Continue reading FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 6/10 – 6/16

Whirlwind week + Running as a SoleMate

So far this week I… Got up early on a consistent basis.  I woke up before my alarm went off three of the days this week! Ran once (without shin pain), kicked my booty with an intense elliptical session (didn’t realize those two things went together — intense + elliptical) and did some serious upper… Continue reading Whirlwind week + Running as a SoleMate

Extreme spectating + workouts for the week

I’m skipping my formal recap of last week’s workouts. It was pretty boring. Here, I’ll sum it up: I ran two miles on National Running Day, did some strength training a couple of days and ran a 5K. Once I kick off marathon training on June 17, it’ll hopefully get more interesting! So remember how… Continue reading Extreme spectating + workouts for the week