One of my new favorite races is the Boston Prep 16 Miler in Dery, NH. It got it’s name because all the hills serve as a good taste of Boston Marathon’s hills. Personally, I LOVE the downhills. Some may say its stupid because it causes more pounding on your joints, but I love to power down the hills. I make sure that I don’t go too fast that I get tuckered out and can’t go … [Continue reading]
Monthly Archives: January 2012
I managed to get myself up this morning for a run. I was going to try to run with a friend this morning but she was running a tempo. My legs are still a little tired do I tried to stay on flat ground and not worry too much about pace.
Avg 9:03 pace
I refueled with some Chobani and chocolate chips and a coffee from Flour Bakery. Did you know Chobani … [Continue reading]
The past few weeks have been tough to train and eat healthy because work seemed to consume my life. I ate out almost every night last week and bought lunch a lot too. I was planning on running last night but decided to participate in some team bonding instead. I felt kind of guilty for missing my run, but sometimes it’s just necessary!
I made sure that I got a run in today. My girls … [Continue reading]
Yesterday I got to work early to try to keep chugging along on a project deadline (the reason I’ve been really slacking on blog posts…). As soon as I walked in, my coworker said the magic words…”The server is down.”
I was planning on trying to get a short run in during lunch so that I could keep my sanity, but because the server was probably going to take at least an hour to get … [Continue reading]
I have been avoiding speed for a while now because I know its important to build up your base mileage first. Yesterday I incorporated some speed because I have been running more consistently and had a good yoga session. I wasn’t going light speed but it was fast for me right now.
Avg 8:25 pace
Even better than including speed, I got up this morning and RAN with my friend Sarah! It’s … [Continue reading]