Friday Five: Race Memories

This is the running happy face you hope to achieve at all races, right? Well, today, I’m linking up with the DC Trifecta to run down memory lane with my 5 favorite race memories. Thanks for hosting Cynthia, Mar and Courtney!   1.)  My first half marathon was so tough, yet so rewarding.   After having Cora, I fell back into my running groove thanks to my friend Caitlin.  After running a 10k together, we decided we could tackle a half… and {Read More}

My First Marathon

Back in March, I locked myself in my office for two and a half hours.  With sweaty palms and a nervous pit in my stomach, I refreshed the internet browser over and over again.  Little did I know that the the moments following the frantic typing of my credit card information, I would officially be registered for one of my biggest undertakings of 2013, my very first marathon. I think some of my family and friends thought I was bonkers. {Read More}

Marathon Training: Week #7

Marathon Training Week #7 felt much better than Week #6 but wanted to take it pretty easy with Hood to Coast happening next weekend!  Next week (Week #8) was supposed to be a cut-back week but I ended up swapping that to this week (Week #7) instead because of my race commitments.  All in all, I am happy with the week despite the extra rest. MON:  REST TUES:  2 Miles WED:  30 Minutes Elliptical and Core THURS:  6 Miles FRI: {Read More}