Race days goals


It is officially race week!!! What started as an 18 week training cycle now has 4 days left. This will be my 7th marathon. I hesitated to write this post. I really was not sure that I wanted to put my goals out […]

Just in case you thought….


Just in case you were thinking that I dropped off the face of the planet, I didn’t. Life just happens. Things have been so busy for me and I just have not made time for my blog.  I know there are people way […]

4 weeks to go!


Do you ever feel like there are just not enough hours in the day? Like there is just no possible way that you will be able to check off all the things that are on your “to-do” list. I’m sure everyone has, and […]

The decision is made & 15 amazing years!!!


I spent a few days last week going back and forth on which marathon I was going to run. There were positives and negatives to both Richmond and Baltimore. I also had several times where just scratching a fall marathon all together crossed […]

Decisions to make & races to run


  Happy Friday & Happy Fall!!!!!!!! I definitely love and miss summer, but I am totally excited about Fall now!!!! The cooler weather, the leaves, the pumpkins, the bonfires, the hayrides, the apples…I just love it!!! I decided at the last-minute, like last […]

Week 10 of Marathon training done!!!


Now there is some truth for your Monday!!! 🙂 (actually by the time I hit post it will be almost Tuesday). This week I finished week 10 of marathon training and I would consider it mostly a success. It was a success in […]

The great update!


I am going to be completely honest. I have spent the last several weeks just soaking up every last minute of summer! We have been enjoying the long days and beautiful weather. The days have been filled with swimming, water skiing, camping, tubing, […]

How I choose my training paces.


Happy Monday! I am writing this from Crescent Lake Bible Camp in northern Wisconsin! It is absolutely beautiful here! I have talked some about this training plan that I am using for my fall marathon, but I have not talked much about how […]