I ran my first marathon, and finished, but I will never run another marathon.
Happy Monday!!! It’s been a month since I’ve posted, and the reason is because I hit a road block mentally in my training. Have you ever noticed when one thing in life is lacking, other areas of your life also feel as if they fade off a bit? That’s how the past month or so has been…… Continue reading 6 weeks until Marathon Day, I’ve hit a road block
May 23rd, 2015. Stillwater, Minnesota. The forecast was in the 60s and moving into the 80s, chances of spotty rain showers, which means humidity and clouds. It was an 8 am start time, and I had to drive about 40 minutes to my friends house so her mom was able to drop us off at…… Continue reading I ran a half-marathon. Again.
Last year was The Birdtown’s inaugural event, I ran the 8k last year and felt it was a good race for the weekend before my half-marathon on 5/23/15. When I registered for this year’s: I forgot about the hills. I forgot how too-fast I ran. I remembered feeling good afterwards. I wasn’t mentally prepared for this…… Continue reading The Birdtown 8k – There will be hills
Have you heard of the UV Splash? Until 3 days ago, I had not. I saw an ad for it in one of those upcoming race newsletters that list about 10 races, and read the word FREE twice. My thoughts: 1. A FREE race? HECK YES!! 2. What does UV Splash entail? Here’s the link…… Continue reading UV Splash 5k – It’s more than just glow sticks
On February 5, 2015, I made a life-changing decision. It effects more than just my life, which makes it slightly more exciting/anxious. I decided, and registered, to run my first marathon. Twenty-two point six miles. Consecutively. In one morning. I made the decision at a Charity information session, this will be the first year Childrensmn.org…… Continue reading I’m running a Marathon – WHOA
Happy Tuesday!!! I usually have 5 races I’ve registered for by this time of year, but considering how drastically my life has changed in the last year, race registration is going to be a LOT different. So what did I choose for my first race of 2015??? The Hot Chocolate 15K!! (http://www.hotchocolate15k.com) This will be…… Continue reading 2015 Race – Finally registered for one!!
Hey! Happy #TransformationTuesday!! I just started my third IsaBodyChallenge, and wanted to share my progress! I started in May, wanting to get rid of the sluggishness, to stop living off coffee & red bull, and to start living ACTIVELY. Here’s my before and current, with progress pictures: Now, I’m waking up at 5am with energy…… Continue reading IsaBodyChallenge update – TransformationTuesday
Last month I wrote about planning and packing for this crazy weekend of running 3 races, and attending a 3 day seminar. Read that here. The TC Loony Challenge comprises of 2 races, in one weekend. A 10k at 7:30am Saturday, 5k at 9:00am Saturday, and a 10 mile at 7:00am Sunday. My training was…… Continue reading Medtronic Weekend, Part 2: All the Running
This year, I registered for the TC Loony Challenge. That means I’m registering to run a 10k, a 5k, and a 10 mile, all in one weekend. WHAT WAS I THINKING???? In August, I registered for a personal development seminar weekend, which was scheduled the same weekend as the Medtronic Marathon weekend. Again, what was…… Continue reading Medtronic weekend, part 1: Planning and Packing