My Half Marathon Journey: Race Recap

It’s time for the final post in my 2017 half marathon journey – the race recap! ()     It’s hard to believe that almost a week has gone by since the 2017 Dick’s Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon (in which I ran my second Half Marathon). Life has been super busy ever since the weekend of the race … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Race Recap”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 10

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh on SUNDAY! ()   If I had a penny for every time I’ve squealed that “It’s Marathon Week”, I’d be a rich woman. You guys. It’s Marathon Week (squeal!). This journey has been a good … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 10”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 9

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   Well, here it goes! Tapering is upon us. I’ve slowed down in impact and duration and am trying not to scream every morning that it’s X days … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 9”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 8

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   You guys. This week has been a true test. I got the sickness and simply couldn’t deal. Like sat on my bed and cried until I fell asleep … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 8”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 7

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   When you have a goal in mind…big things happen.  And when you have God on your side? Those things are even bigger. This week wasn’t my fastest … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 7”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 6

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   Whoa, buddy. This has been a week. It’s probably the most emotional week yet in terms of beating myself up for timing. Perspective, I need to keep … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 6”

My Half Marathon Journey: Parts 4 and 5

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. () You guys. I had all the things to write last Friday, but my husband had different plans for us that evening. (If you haven’t read about my surprise, … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Parts 4 and 5”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 3

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. () Anyone else still feeling the effect of Daylight Saving Time? Truth be told, I cruised into work on Monday because yinz’all were sleeping in, but by Thursday I … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 3”

Half Marathon Training Essentials

() This list of half marathon training essentials comes to you from someone who grew up walking the Presidential Physical Fitness Test mile and turned into a running junkie. While I’ve been running for five years with a Half Marathon medal hanging in my house, I’m no expert but want to share as I go. … Continue reading “Half Marathon Training Essentials”

My Half Marathon Journey: Part 2

Follow along with me as I share my half marathon journey – I’ll be running my second half in Pittsburgh this May – with weekly updates. ()   On the training front, this week was sort of quiet. I didn’t make any huge leaps and bounds on my time, I didn’t feel disappointed. I did, … Continue reading “My Half Marathon Journey: Part 2”