After taking the month of June and July off, I hoped I had recovered from my injury: I finished the Rock'n'Roll San Diego Half Marathon on June 2, and I knew I needed to take a break. My leg and ankle have been giving me fits since before the Duke City Half Marathon, last… Continue reading Injured
Destination Racing is one of the most fun ways to race. It also makes training for a race a little less painful, because you don't just have the race to look forward to, but also a vacation attached! This post is part two of a series about Destination Racing. Read Part One about lodging and… Continue reading Destination Racing: Race Day (part two)
Some people vacation to sightsee; we vacation with a race in mind. This is part one of a series about Destination Racing and some tips on how to make it a smooth trip! Part One is about lodging and preparing for the race. This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here.To… Continue reading Destination Racing: The Rundown (part one)
This post contains affiliate links. You may review the Affiliate Disclosure here. How to keep a toddler busy in a jogging stroller! I have been taking my daughter out in the jogging stroller since she was 2 weeks old. The first few months, she slept all the time, and it didn't take much to occupy… Continue reading Keep ‘Em Entertained!
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Scripture is such a great weapon to have on hand. At times of deepest struggles, knowing scripture to turn to that relates to my trial has proved to be a tool that helps me get through the struggle. Having scripture to turn to during workouts and races can prove helpful in providing motivation and distraction… Continue reading 8 Important Verses for Workouts
You may have seen my post about Half-Marathon Essentials and Recovery Essentials, but today I have something special for you... A free printable packing list for you race vacation, or "Racecation" as I like to call them! If you are flying, I highly encourage you to bring your race-day outfit in your carry on. While it… Continue reading FREE Race Vacation Packing List
One of the reasons I hated running as a kid was the fact that I was almost always last. The shame of not just not winning, but being the final person to cross the line really got to my me. I don’t like to admit it, but I’m a fairly competitive person, and losing just wasn’t going to work for me. Quitting was much easier to do than lose, and I quit more things than I am proud of as a child because I wasn’t winning as much as I wanted to. So, this caused almost two decades of an unhealthy relationship with physical activity.
I wasn't sure if I was doing this race. The previous week I decided I wasn't training for a full marathon in June anymore, but a half, and I wasn't sure if 1) my legs were recovered enough to race a half so quickly and 2) if I had the heart to race. Thursday, I… Continue reading Albuquerque Half Marathon Recap