Slow running… it’s the new fast!

Reposted from FitMilwaukee.com: I’ve never been fast. I don’t even know if I’d ever care to be fast. A lot of times, you hear about how fast people run races. Don’t get me wrong. I have a time goal. It’s just no where near that of my close friends. When they’re running an “easy” 9 […]

3 dogs, 3 miles, 1 wedding, 5 burrs, 1 NEHOD, a little dog conference and countless bathroom breaks

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Try taking three little dogs for a walk. I dare you. I’m watching Gizmo and Bandit this weekend because my parents are in Minnesota visiting family. I knew I would have to get a 3-4 miler in with them and Beep sometime this weekend, so we went Saturday afternoon. What a beautiful day. We started […]

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

First it was good. Then it was really good. Then it was ok. Then it was meh. Then it was bad. Then it was really bad. Then it was oh-my-god-I’m-going-to-die. Then it was over. My left foot/ankle bothered me quite a bit yesterday. I’m not sure what happened. I iced it on and off all […]

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. […]

Race Report: Blarney 5k Run/Walk, a PR

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(The FitMilwaukee gang-notice the beers we’re not-so-slyly hiding. Photo by Anne Munkwitz) Saturday was my first official “race” – the 19th Annual Blarney 5k run/walk in Wauwatosa. I was a little disappointed that the walkers didn’t get race bibs. I was really looking forward to getting my first race number! Oh well, next time I […]