Posts filed under Marathon Training

100k Training – Base Building

Ever since I “found” ultra running and heard about Western States 100, I would think about how amazing that was that someone could run for 100 miles.  Still it seemed so far out of reach.  It still does – just a little less.  Last year I stopped doubting that I could really dig in and… (read more)

It’s Been a While….I’m Back!

It has been quite a while since I’ve posted, but I’m back!  I think the business of the year and the culmination of my A goal (completing my 1st ultra) just took a lot out of me.  It’s easy to get swept up in all else that is going on and just keep saying “Well,… (read more)

Orange Theory Fitness Event

I’ve heard quite a bit of hype about Orange Theory Fitness lately and was curious… but living farther south means there was no facility near me.  We don’t get all the trendy things here 🙂  Last weekend, I finally got a chance to join my Illinois Volée team members for an event.  We went to an Orange Theory… (read more)

Why I Run

Cross country camp wrapped up today for my eldest.  It’s been a busy two weeks with “camp” in the evening 4 days each week.  Seeing my daughter back in the game, combined with one of the “asks” from Coach MK as part of my training program, got me thinking about “why” I run. Running is… (read more)

The Big 4-0 – Day 1

Happy Birthday… to me that is 😀  It’s the big 4-0.  Thursday was just Day 1 of my 40th celebration, because even though my husband thinks I get just my actual birthday to celebrate, I’ve decided I’m taking the whole weekend. Precisely.