Let Your Heart Guide You (a/k/a F the Naysayers)

I've blogged recently about my Big Goal.  And I've blogged about Saying It Out Loud and how motivating that was for me for Grandma's half.  But I haven't really said my Big Goal out loud to anyone yet.  Because it's Big and I feel like people will just be negative about it and bring me …

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Advice From My Besties, Adam and Tim

Hello from Duluth! Full report later, but I wanted to take the advice of my BFF's Adam Goucher and Tim Catalano, authors of Running the Edge, and pop on the blog and make my race goal public.  (Remember Adam and Tim, two of my biggest fans, who commented once on my blog only because I …

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Twin Cities Marathon Training, Week #11 recap

Kristy got her BQ today! She was aiming for 3:45 and got 3:43:46!  BQ!  BQ!  BQ!  Congrats! I am feeling GREAT today.  No residual soreness or tweaks or anything from yesterday's 20 miles.  I felt like I could run, but I was a good girl and just went on a 35 minute power walk and …

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20 Miles Done, Now Taper Time!

First, some shout outs: Good luck to my running twin Kristy (at Run The Long Road) who is running the Lehigh Valley Marathon tomorrow.  Kristy is hoping to get a BQ tomorrow, which will be 3:45 for her.  She is SO trained for this, having run her last 22 miler 4 seconds BELOW her goal …

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Where Have The Years Gone??

SO cliche, but where the heck have the years gone?  It does NOT seem like just 8 years ago Meg was starting kindergarten!  Doesn't she look sweet? What's up with my hair flipping up?  So 2003. And now she is in HIGHSCHOOL!  (Highschool starts in 8th grade in our school district). Crazy! Highschool!  And turning …

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Grandma’s Goals (and outfit)!

In case you are spectating or running Grandma's and looking for me, I'll be in green and black, with a touch of my signature pink (of course!) in the shorts and on my head! There is also runner tracking available until Friday night at 9:00 p.m. (though in the past I think the text/email tracking …

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