Race Recap: Bayshore Half Marathon

Race Recap: Bayshore Half Marathon

This past Saturday, I ran the Bayshore Half Marathon in Traverse City, Michigan. I signed up for this race way back in the winter, but its training took a bit of a back burner as I prepared for the Riverbank Run 25k which took place two weeks ago. I figured that since I was already … Read More

Race Recap: Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k

Race Recap: Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k

Signing up for the Fifth Third Riverbank Run 25k back in the beginning of 2018 felt like a huge commitment. I was still in the midst of recovery from the New York City Marathon, winter was at it’s peak, and I was currently running no more than twice a week. The thought of increasing my … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 13

25k Training Recap: Week 13

May certainly kicked off with the spring weather I’d been hoping for, and really gave me a taste of what I’m in for with the upcoming summer running season. It’s amazing how our bodies adapt to different environments without us even noticing. This 70 degree week made me feel like I was melting in the … Read More

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

Taper Tips and Race Week Tricks

After months of hard training, the last thing you want to do is screw things up the week before your race. More often than not, though, that is easier said than done. The emotions during race week alone are enough to psych you out – not to mention the stress that comes with the packing, … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 12

25k Training Recap: Week 12

It’s really hard to believe that today is the last day of April! It feels like Spring just arrived and suddenly summer is already on the horizon. This season has gone by especially quickly since winter seemed to last up until last week. Now that I have a full week of spring running under my … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 11

25k Training Recap: Week 11

April is flying by already and here we are at the end of week 11 of 25k training. Only 3 weeks to go now! The weather was definitely less than ideal at the beginning of this week, but it finally warmed up and we saw the sun again by the end. The weather forecast is finally … Read More