Couch to 5k

Week 1, Day 2

  So, I guess this running thing isn’t a fluke! After not running for 13+ mo, I have now ran three times in less than 10 days. It feels great to be back. I’m taking things slow with C25K and spacing out workouts as to not overwhelm my ankle. The last thing I want to […]

I ran.

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So…last night I ran. I ran for the first time in nearly 14 months. I wasn’t planning to run. It just happened. I ran. I am camping with my family and just before dinner last night I decided to walk down to the bathroom. I ran. After a few steps, I felt magic in my […]

Baby Steps

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I can begin walking today. The rules: nothing more than a half mile or so. SLOWLY. Must be flat. Short strides. Today after work I took li’l Miss Beep for a short walk around our apartment complex (there are like a bajillion buildings and it’s fairly flat). I guess this is what baby steps are […]

So this happened

So this happened. Commence Operation: Marathon Bridesmaid.  

5 miles!

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Ohemgee. Tonight I had the most amazing run EVAR. Well, as amazing as it can be to run around in circles. I was dreading this run ALL DAY. When I got home from work, I even considered bailing on the run all together. Then I started thinking about how close I am to my 100mi […]

Ready to dance with dirt

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Next weekend, I’m headed to Devil’s Lake for Dances with Dirt. My friends are running the marathon, but I’m doing the 10k. I did my last trail training run on Thursday and am confident I will rock it! It was wet, muddy, slippery, etc and so forth. But I did 6 miles, faster than I’ve […]