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

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

5 Secrets to Increase Your Running Endurance Quickly

When I first started running, it took me years to believe that running didn’t always feel “hard”. I would run a mile at a time, try to run fast, and finish feeling like I could not run another step. This left me very discouraged. After a few weeks or months, I’d head outside and try … 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

25k Training Recap: Week 10

25k Training Recap: Week 10

Happy Marathon Monday! Anyone else planning to watch the Boston Marathon today?! One of my friends is running this morning and she is crazy fast (she is starting with the elites!). I am excited to cheer on all those awesome runners! Today brings to a close week 10 of 25k training. I can’t believe 10 … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 8

25k Training Recap: Week 8

Here we are at the start of a new week again, wrapping up week 8 of 25k training. I expected this week to be my highest mileage yet, continuing to increase my long run mileage and reach a new longest distance since the New York City Marathon. Well – it turns out life had other … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 7

25k Training Recap: Week 7

Well, here we are again as another week of 25k training wraps up. I had to double check myself when I wrote this post to make sure it actually was the end of week 7 on my 25k training plan already. Time sure has a way of moving even faster than normal when you are training … Read More