Whew what a year! And I’ve barely updated here at all! Well to catch you up on what I’m doing, the answer is still running! Im doing the Rock and Roll Half Marathon again, and once again opting to be a St. Jude Hero and raise money to help fight childhood cancer! A little over… Continue reading Personal Run-A-Thon – $10 for 1 mile!
The Run and Brunch group meets at 10am on Sundays. I found them on meetup last summer and so far everyone I’ve met is pretty nice. We all gather at a fountain across the street from Ellys and head out onto the trail for an hour, then sit down for a great brunch. I half… Continue reading Run & Brunch Sundays
I swear the tracker said 4 miles when I turned it off. #runnerproblems I was able to get out on the trail after work and in the dark thanks to a new run buddy. We kept good pace with each other as we ran down the lake. Theres also talk of sprint days in between… Continue reading The Buddy System
Last night I went out to the Halsted Lululemon for another Run Club. They weren’t the 606ers, but still some great people. About five miles were covered in a little under an hour. Felt pretty good about my time for having only had one quick jaunt the week before and almost no winter cardio training.… Continue reading Training Tuesday Recap
This morning I finally woke up early and went outside to run before work. I waited until after noon to write about it, to see how my body felt after something so new. I have never been a morning person. I only managed to get out of bed because I agreed to go with someone… Continue reading Morning Run: A Review
Somewhere between marathon running and powerlifting an idea generated that in order to succeed at one, you have to drop the other. Truth is, until you get to competition levels where you have to min-max your training regimen for top results, weights and cardio actually benefit each other. Generalizations are a dangerous thing, but I’m… Continue reading Weightlifting for Cardio Bunnies
I miss running. I don’t normally post a lot about my runs except time and distance and who I ran with. Run time is my time and I like keeping my running thoughts to myself. Lately I’ve been getting a lot less of that special me time. After my half marathon I didn’t feel a… Continue reading Running Thoughts