Tag Archives: 5-10K

5-10K program – graduation

Today, I completed the 5-10K program! One more step on the way to my 10-miler and upcoming half marathons! It was a hard run today, even though I was only scheduled for 30 minutes. I woke up at 2:30 AM … Continue reading

weekly recap

Happy Saturday! It was a good week. Not the best, and not the worst. Let’s give it a look. Sunday: rest Monday: 5-10K Week 9 Day 1 – 2.50 miles Tuesday: speed walk with the girls – 4.28 miles (When … Continue reading

race report: the hangover run virtual 10k & my longest runs

The other day, I mentioned that I had registered for The Hangover Run Virtual 10K, due to some scheduling conflicts between me and Mr PugRunner. While it wasn’t ideal, I liked the idea that I could go for 6.2 miles … Continue reading

friday facts & weekly recap

FACT. I busted through over FIVE miles for the first time since my tonsillectomy and for the second time ever. Oh. Em. Gee. I have to admit breaking that barrier kind of seemed out of reach, so I was kind … Continue reading

cramps and bridges and fog, oh my

I’m going to combine a few training updates in one big post, because they just seem to flow that way. On Wednesday, I completed Week 5, Day 3 of the 5-10K plan for the second time (5:00 warmup/30:00 steady run/5:00 … Continue reading

getting my groove back

It’s on like Donkey Kong. Everything is aligning nicely. ┬áThe weather has been a little cooler, thanks to all the summer storms. Mr PugRunner did his first bridge run on Sunday (And rocked it, if I may say. Let’s all … Continue reading

breaking the barrier

So, I’m standing at my kitchen bar, typing this, and I’m almost in tears. This morning, I broke the five mile barrier. As I mentioned on Monday, I really needed this week’s training to be awesome. The intimidation factor was … Continue reading

form & function

Mr PugRunner and I both had to run Monday morning, leading to some schedule coordination. He went out first, and I got the second position. This meant I didn’t get to venture out until the sun was up (6:50ish), but … Continue reading

the pressure’s on

I am in the process of psyching myself out. I need the next two runs to be amazing. Week 6 of the 5-10K program NEEDS to be great. I need to make it great. I want to finish my run … Continue reading

runs with groups

I’ve been toying with an idea. Running with a group of strangers. I’m kind of a loner when it comes to working out. I hunt alone, as it were. The truth is that I’m extremely self-conscious and I also feel … Continue reading

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