Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 3

After conquering the Polar Vortex last week, I felt pretty confident heading into this past week of training. After making it through subzero temperatures, wind, ice and snow, I thought this week would feel like a breeze. Ha! As the week began I felt my body starting to ache and slowly progress as if I … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 2

I was certainly a bit skeptical about marathon training during the winter when I signed up for the Bayshore Marathon this spring – and as it turns out, my skepticism was well-warranted. This week brought a winter blast to Michigan. The week began with winter storm warnings throughout the state, as many areas were predicted … Read More

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 1

Bayshore Marathon Training Recap: Week 1

For the past six years, I’ve completed a marathon each fall and thoroughly enjoyed the process of training through the heat of the summer to race in ideal weather. I love the process of training through challenging conditions to become stronger for race day. Even so, spring marathons always sound less than appealing since planning … Read More

A Year of Running in Review: 2018

A Year of Running in Review: 2018

Happy New Year! As 2019 kicks off, I’m eager to set new running goals, sign up for some races, and create a plan for the new year. But before I do so, I’m going to reflect on the progress that was made this past year 2018 was a pretty well-rounded year in terms of running. … Read More

The Best of Runnin’ for Sweets in 2018

The Best of Runnin’ for Sweets in 2018

Each year it feels like time seems to fly by even faster than before, and 2018 certainly felt like it went by in a blink of an eye. But at the same time, 2018 was filled with plenty of running, fitness goals, challenges, changes, consistency and everything in between. Before the New Year begins, I … Read More

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Recap

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Recap

After 20 weeks of training, this past weekend brought the day I’d been waiting for: RACE DAY. This marathon was my 6th marathon, but training was a bit different than the previous 5 because I was training for a specific time goal. After setting a PR in my very first marathon, I hadn’t given much … Read More