Who said running was easy?

One of my dear friends is writing a column for FitMilwaukee called “Reconstructing a Beer Runner.” Sara is one of the most amazing women I’ve ever met. Each column is more powerful than the one before… and this is no exception. Read her story of how her husband trained and ran a half marathon for […]

Lessons I learned from my first endurance race

Originally written by Amy Kant for FitMilwaukee.com. Last weekend, I completed my first half marathon. I wasn’t first, and I wasn’t last. My time was, well, twice that of some of my friends, but in the end it didn’t matter. I checked the ol’ half marathon off my bucket list. I also learned some valuable […]

The one where I accidentally run .85 mi without stopping

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It started off like any other hot, muggy, late-night run. I walked a .25mi warmup (about 4-5min) and waited for my Garmin to beep at me that it was time to start running. it just wasn’t turning over. You see, I had set up this great program for myself tonight – a bunch of intervals […]

Someday, that will be me

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I went with some of my DailyMile/FitMilwaukee/Twitter friends down to Kenosha early Saturday morning to cheer on the bazillion people I knew who were running either the half or full marathon. I can’t adequately put into words what Saturday was for me. I saw friends complete their longest runs ever. I saw my friends triumph. […]

My first 5k!

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Today I completed my very first 5k race! It was not without some hiccups along the way, but I feel such a sense of accomplishment! Here’s how it all went down. Last night, I went to the Brewers game and tailgated heavily prior to the game. Got to bed super late, woke up with gutrot. […]

I’ve got the exercise bug

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Today was weird. I was feeling guilty for not working out yesterday (I was ill). So I vowed this morning to make up for it… and boy did I! I took a break around 9:30 this morning and walked 2 miles in 35 minutes. My pace for the half marathon in July has to be […]