Tag Archives: c25K

in which i start over. sort of.

One of my friends, K, ┬áhas been talking about starting running. She recently had her second baby and she wanted something to get back into shape. She has seen many of our immediate and extended circles begin with Couch 2 … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 9, day 3 {5.8.2013} – graduation edition!

I DID IT! I completed each and every session of Couch 2 5K and I cannot even begin to believe it! I was stoked for this morning’s run. Of course, this made me nervous, too, because the more excitement I … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 9, day 2 {5.6.2013}

One. More. Session. Eeek! It’s probably been a little longer than nine weeks, technically, but in the next day or two, I am going to be an honest to goodness graduate of Couch 2 5K. I am not exactly running … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 9, day 1 {4.28.2013}

Sometimes, it’s not about the numbers. The last day of Week 8 was miserable. I hurt, my feet were uncomfortable, I was winded and had a hard time breathing. Despite all the issues, I had my best pace and distance, … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 8, day 3 {4.25.2013}

You would think, after more than 30 years, I would have mastered the art of tying shoelaces. You would think. But alas, this run was plagued with issues because of the simple fact that I could not get my laces … Continue reading

my first run experience: runners for boston

Last night, one of the local running stores, 1st Place Sports, hosted a run in honor of Boston. It was a free event, open to all, and participants could pre-order “Runners for Boston” t-shirts for pick up before and after … Continue reading

week 8 overview and cross-training

Monday. I don’t even know how to start this post, so I guess I’ll just begin and hope everything falls into place. Sometimes, the best thing to do is to not think and just write. I’m not going to do … Continue reading

couch 2 5k: week 7, day 3 {4.14.2013}

I was ready to run when the sun came up on Sunday morning. Well, almost ready to run. I was awake while it was still dark and it kind of sounded like it was raining, so I thought I might … Continue reading

couch 2 5K: week 7, day 2 {4.11.2013} & first run in the new shoes

I was pretty excited to hit the streets to test drive my new Mizuno Wave Inspires. Oh, and socks. Can’t forget the socks. I headed out around 9:30 and it was already pretty hot. I would guesstimate high 80s. I’ll … Continue reading

grown up running shoes

Yesterday morning, I suited up in my gear, grabbed my sneakers and a pair of socks and headed off to the local running specialty store for a gait analysis and fitting. Confession. I was terrified and intimidated and absolutely certain … Continue reading

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