My alarm went off at 1:45 a.m. and I was out the door by 2:30 a.m. We met at Volee teammate Kaitlin’s place and was on the road to Winona by 3 freaking a.m. After a slight detour due to road construction and missing our 5:45 a.m. start time, we finally made it to the… Continue reading Race Recap: 2017 Ragnar Great River
Overall thoughts: Amazing weather — we lucked out Eating real food makes a huge difference A minivan is plenty of room if you pack smart I love, love, love night running SO.MUCH.FUN. My alarm went off the earliest it’s ever gone off for a race — at 3 a.m. I showered, drank some coffee (and… Continue reading 2013 Ragnar Great River race recap
Monday: 10 miles in 1:38 This run was supposed to have taken place on Sunday but I moved it to Monday since I wasn’t feeling well and wanted to rest before I worked the second job on Sunday afternoon/night. I left my house around 5:30 p.m., after a particularly stressful day at work. It was… Continue reading FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 8/12 – 8/18
If all went well, my alarm went off this morning at 3 a.m. and we packed up the van and were on the road by 4:30 a.m. aaaaand right about now I’m likely cheering on our first runner, Angela, who just got into town from Cleveland last night (and she drove!) But I wanted to… Continue reading What I packed for Ragnar
Life and stress won this week. Running/training did not. Oh well — it happens, and this week I’ll try again. Monday: Planned rest day Tuesday: Run fail. 2 miles in 25 minutes. What was supposed to be 12x400s turned into the longest two miles of my life. Ended up walking/running them because of the knee pain and… Continue reading FAB Fitness: weekly workouts 8/5 – 8/11
Up until yesterday, the rest of my 2013 racing season was pretty much set. It looked like this: This weekend: Big Ten 10K August 10: Gopher to Badger Half August 16-17: Ragnar September 28: Building Strength 5K (will be walking this) October 6: Twin Cities Marathon Well yesterday I officially switched my registration from the… Continue reading A change in plans.
Ohhh boy, Ragnar Great River is less than a month away and I’m getting exciiiiiited! We have all of our volunteers, both vans secured, team shirts ordered and I just sent out an email to my team to find a time for our last meeting before the race. I decided that it was probably a… Continue reading Ragnar: less than one month to go!