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

Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

When this post goes live, I’ll be standing in the starting corral ready to begin the marathon! It’s crazy how quickly 5 months goes by when you are training for a race. At first glance of a training plan, the final long run distances sound nearly impossible. But I love how everything is broken down … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 19

Marathon Training Recap: Week 19

This past week of training was a weird week. I should have known it would be – no matter how many times I tell myself that my feelings during taper will be different, the anxiety and doubt somehow always manages to resurface. I had a big flare of RA joint pain in my wrists midweek, … Read More

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

This week was an exciting week of marathon training because it included a race! In 2015 I ran the Detroit Marathon and this year was lucky enough to return for the International Detroit Half Marathon! I fell in love with this race when I ran the full a few years ago. The course was awesome, … Read More