You signed up for WHAT?

April 30, 2014

It seems as though I have some explaining to do.
Over the past few weeks, my race schedule for 2014 took shape in a pretty big way.  And it seems that before the year is through, I will be making the leap from marathons and triathlons to an Ironman!
But I’m getting ahead of myself.  Let me s…

1/2 Marathon Training: Week 1

April 25, 2014

This is me on my mom’s bike trainer.
My new training plan started on Monday. But I should probably say Tuesday since my first day was a rest day. It turns out Tuesdays and Thursdays are all two-mile runs, which works out well with Girls on the Run.
Wednesdays are cross-training days, which are…

11 going on 13.1

April 24, 2014

Emily running the Shamrock 8K in VA Beach, March 2013
This summer, my eldest daughter – at the ripe old age of 11 – will attempt to complete her first half-marathon.
She is not new to running.  She has run numerous 5K and 8K races and in 2012 ran her first 10K at 10 years old.
She is p…