marathon training

Grandma’s Marathon Training – Week 5

Yowza – I’m a little behind this week.  With the amount of time I’m logging towards my training, it’s sometimes a struggle to find the time to get everything done.  I think if I could just hire someone to do my dishes every night and put my laundry away (it’s all workout clothes), I might […]

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marathon training

Grandma’s Marathon Training – Week 4

With week 4 coming to a close, I’m almost getting to the point in training where the SOS (something of substance) runs are going to start.  Tuesdays will be speed workouts, Thursdays will be tempo runs, and Saturdays will be long runs.  And you know how I’m feeling about those?  BRING IT!  My first month […]

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marathon training

Grandma’s Marathon Training – Week 3

Week 3 wasn’t so tough in terms of mileage, but the combination of miles and the amount of cross-training I’ve scheduled for myself is definitely challenging.  However, I do feel its paying off because I’m starting to feel stronger, that I can push myself harder or longer, I’m seeing my resting heart rate go down and […]

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marathon training, running

Fighting the Post-marathon funk

This is my first blog since I finished Chicago – I think it’s been two weeks since my last post.  I’ve been a little bit of a funk since I got back. I think its pretty standard that after a long awaited event that you have prepared for, whether it be a marathon, or a wedding […]

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Friday Five, marathon training

Friday Five – August Goals

It’s time for the Friday Five!  This is a blog link up that’s hosted by some fellow bloggers: my running bud Courtney, Mar on the Run and Cynthia.  Definitely some blogs worth checking out over there for sure! Happy Friday!  Well, maybe it’s happy for you.  I woke up this morning to get to an 7:00 AM PT appointment, […]

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