The Good, The Bad and The Rainy

First track workout of the Grandma's Marathon Advanced Training plan was scheduled for today.  Not ideal when the forecast called for 100% chance of rain and wind all day.  Uggggg!  Delay it til tomorrow?  Nope - tomorrow's forecast calls for rain and snow.  Uggggg!  Plus, delaying it til later this week would stack an interval …

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Love me some spring running!

I'm loving running this week.  The weather is PERFECT for running.  Not too cold.  Not too hot.  The snow has all melted, so the paved park trails are open again for running.  I love it!  I love that I don't need to get up ultra-early on the weekends to get my long run in before …

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Race Week!

I'm super excited for the Little Rock Marathon on Sunday!  I'm excited to travel somewhere I've never been (even if it is Arkansas), for the challenge, the pre-race excitement at the starting line, the pain (weird, I know!), the feeling of getting to mile 25 and knowing there is just one mile left, crossing the …

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Weather poll!

Jen blogged about running in 80 degrees and 99% humidity in Florida today. We are dealing with -12 degrees and (at least) -20 windchill tonight. Which would you rather run in?  Take my poll!

What to do? What to do?

I was trying to decide between getting up and running 16 miles before church, or waiting until after church.   I hate the idea of waiting until noon to do my long run.   But, I hate the idea of running in -23 temps even more.  Seriously.  I thought it was a joke when I just looked …

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Post Blizzard Run, in pictures

For perspective, I'm 5 feet 6.5 inches (I used to be 5'7", but I'm shrinking).  2 degrees, -20 windchill.  But sunny and a fabulous 6 miles run!