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Fitness Friday

Fitness Friday

My first “Fitness Friday” I you want to join in on the fun, click HERE to read all about it. I love this quote describing Fitness Friday:  “It’s about sharing progress and successes. Not perfection.” I certainly do not reach “perfection” in all of my workouts, but I do look for progress and success over … Continue reading

Back At It…

Back At It…

With the marathon complete, recovery week over, it’s time to get back to speed work! This week’s speed workout: A Ladder 1.5 mile warm-up 400, 600, 800, 800, 600, 400 1 mile cool-down Results: (Don’t laugh, I haven’t run a true speed workout in a while!) 400: 1:34 (avg pace 6:19) 600: 2:38 (avg pace … Continue reading

Question of the Week Answered: Fueling for a Run

Question of the Week Answered: Fueling for a Run

What type of fuel do you use during your runs or races, if any?  According to your responses, the most popular choices for fueling during training runs or racing are… 1.  GU Gels-Vanilla Bean being a favorite flavor 2.  Clif Shot Blocks 3.  Honey Stingers (chews & waffles) Other responses included:  Clif Shot Gels, Hammer … Continue reading

Race Recap: Wineglass Marathon

Race Recap: Wineglass Marathon

One of my biggest fears when I first started blogging was to “share” my running.  I knew whether I was “fast” one minute or “slow” the next, someone would be bound to judge me.  Fortunately, due to my busy marathon training plan, I didn’t have any specific race plans (that I would feel obligated to … Continue reading

Marathon Weekend with a Legend

Marathon Weekend with a Legend

The Wineglass Marathon Celebration is in full swing! Thursday night as I stood  trying to take “cool pictures” of the Corning Museum of Glass, Joan Benoit Samuelson walked right by me to go in to do her speaking engagement.  She was with people that I knew, so they said hi, and I almost dropped my … Continue reading

One Week to Go…

One Week to Go…

A week from today I will running my 3rd marathon.  It’s crazy to think that all of the marathons I have done will all been completed within the past 12 months.  Not sure if I recommend others to try this…it’s a LOT of running. The Wineglass Marathon, in my hometown, was my first marathon.  Nothing … Continue reading

Question of the Week: Running Gear Answered!

Question of the Week: Running Gear Answered!

Thank you for all of your responses about what type of running gear you like to use on your runs! The most popular responses included: ipod/iphone Arm Pocket Fuel Belt Headbands/Bondi Bands/Sparkly Soul Headbands Road ID My Thoughts:  For most of my runs, I like to keep it pretty simple.  Some of you responded saying … Continue reading

This Week’s Featured Runner #4

This Week’s Featured Runner #4

Ready to meet another great local runner? {I have a great lineup of runners who are ready to share their stories, goals, training plans, favorites, and much more.  I hope to introduce you to one of them each week.  If you are interested in becoming a featured runner, I would love to hear from you. … Continue reading