Tag Archives: goals


It’s been just over a month since the marathon, and contrary to what more experienced marathoners have promised, I am not laboring under any kind of “runner’s amnesia.” I am still quite adamantly opposed to running another 26.2 miles. Ever. … Continue reading

throwing tires

One of my big goals for 2015 is hitting a 30:00 5K. The fact that I haven’t been able to accomplish this particular feat bothers me, more than it should. Now that my big distance challenges are out of the … Continue reading

2014: a year in review

I love these end-of-year recaps. It’s so great to really look back over the year and see how I’ve improved, and all the places where I can do more work. I also love reading your annual recaps and best of … Continue reading

where do I go from here?

It was almost a year ago that I laced up a pair of subpar Nikes, downloaded the Couch 2 5K app on my phone and hit the streets. In that time, I have gone from barely being able to run … Continue reading

twas the night before ZOOMA

So last night, I just tried to relax before I would have to finish packing for the drive to Amelia Island. We had dinner at a local restaurant to support little man’s school. It was nice to get out with friends, even … Continue reading

taking stock for ZOOMA Florida

Happy Monday. In six days, I’ll be lining up at the start in Fernandina Beach, ready for my second-ever half marathon. It’s a dizzying feeling. But as with all things, there is good news and bad news. The good news? … Continue reading

a look back at running in 2013 & what’s to come this year

Thanks to Once Upon a Run who directed me to Run Stretch Go,  Shoelaces & Bibs and Miss Zippy for great ways to look back at 2013 through running. 1. Best race experience in 2013:  I would have to say the Space … Continue reading

october goals

As I mentioned yesterday, the year is flying by. And while I’m not quite flying with it, I’m getting closer and closer every day. I had some pretty lofty goals for the month. Let’s see how that worked out for … 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

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