Race Day thoughts

Since this was my fist major race, I really didn't know what I was getting into on the brisk, nay FREAKIN' COLD morning of November 3rd. I was a tad nervous to say the least. As the time got closer to the 8am start, the temperature didn't rise like I was hoping and I couldn't... Continue Reading →

Taper Week + Fun Gigs!

Well, here we are. The week before my first half-marathon and I gotta say that I'm pretty excited about it! This week is the second of two taper weeks, meaning that the milage is less than previous weeks. It kind of feels weird only running a few miles instead of 7-10, but it all leads... Continue Reading →

Monumental Half-Marathon Team RBD!!

The Monumental Marathon and Half Marathon is on November 3rd, 2012. As this is my first half-marathon, I'm thinking I may need some sort of support team, or at least suggestions of how to best navigate eating/drinking throughout the race. Anybody want to sign on to Team RBD?! Let me know! The course of this... Continue Reading →

Wow and Whew!

The last week of running has been pretty amazing! Two Saturday's ago I participated in a 47K relay. I was one of four people running a 2.2 mile circuit. The four of us ran the 47K (which is a marathon) in 3:22:47, not bad! It was quite cold and I learned a lot about how... Continue Reading →

Getting Back on Track

We've all been there. One day everything in life is going smoothly, then the next time you look up a couple of weeks later, everything in life is a mess and you can't figure out HOW you got to this point. Well, if you haven't experienced this, kudos to you. If you HAVE experienced this,... Continue Reading →

30 Day Experiment: Mid-Week 2

Clearly, I'm not going to write 30 separate posts throughout this experiment. I want friends at the end of it all. Instead, I'm just going to post some random thoughts as I go through things. Something occurred the past couple of days that I have found interesting. When I enter a grocery store, I actually begin to... Continue Reading →

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