First run post-half + Title Nine bra review

Disclosure: I received one free sports bra — all opinions are my own. Sure, I only went two miles, but I stand by what I said earlier about this bra being life changing! It was comfortable and with the right amount of compression. And the best part? I only had to wear one bra! Unfortunately, while… Continue reading First run post-half + Title Nine bra review

Title Nine Bravangelists to the rescue + a giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a free bra — all opinions are my own. It probably goes without saying that a post about sports bras might venture into TMI territory. But I’ll say it anyways: This might venture into TMI territory. I’ve always felt very lucky that I’ve never had to worry about having a large chest that got… Continue reading Title Nine Bravangelists to the rescue + a giveaway!

Race Recap: 2016 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

On Friday we left the Cities around noon and took a small detour to avoid some slow downs on I-35. We got to my sister-in-law’s around 3:15 (after a stop at the grocery and liquor store). Since my brother-in-law was running his 16th!!!!! Grandma’s Marathon and had to go pick up his race packet, they… Continue reading Race Recap: 2016 Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Eleven

It’s officially race week! Last week was a very “meh” week of running: Monday: REST Neck was still sore so I skipped lifting and just stretched and foam rolled Tuesday: 5 miles (9:24 pace) AKA New Garmin Day! The wrist band on my old Garmin came apart and since it’s still under warranty, Garmin offered… Continue reading Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Eleven

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Ten

Monday: REST 20 minute arm toning circuit and some stretching and foam rolling Tuesday: 5 miles (9:30 pace) Wednesday: REST Did my PT exercises and some pushups and planks. Thursday: REST Did this, instead of running: (Not pictured: A couple of delicious glasses of wine.) Friday: 5 miles (9:20 pace) Even though the forecast called… Continue reading Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Ten

Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Nine

Monday: REST I did a 20-minute arm workout (Thanks, Minneapolis Running!), my PT exercises, stretched and foam rolled Tuesday: 5 miles (9:40 pace) Pretty much everything was working against me for this one — my calves were in knots still from mowing the lawn over the weekend and I was SO HUNGRY after a busy… Continue reading Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon Training: Week Nine