The Week of the Half

It’s here!  The week of the MCM Historic Half Marathon! I’m really excited this year because I will be running it with this brother: After we completed the Monument 10k, he asked about this half marathon.  After multiple phone calls, smack talk, bribes, and some encouragement, he took the plunge and signed up!  What a … More The Week of the Half

Returning to basics

The last 2 months have been rough. Winter in Virginia is very unpredictable and occasionally brutal (for us. We don’t do snow). Plus my health had gone through taken me on an emotional roller coaster. Thankfully, and praise God, I’ve finally started feeling normal. In fact, I’ve actually felt truly happy! With the warmer weather … More Returning to basics

Training plans

I still have not decided on a specific running goal.  But, I’m shopping around with regards to training plans, specifically for the marathon. There are two marathon training plans I have been considering:  Hanson-Brooks and Run Less, Run Faster. Hanson-Brooks had an interesting article in Runner’s World a few years back that sounded interesting.  The … More Training plans