Category Archives: half marathon training

An End and a Beginning!

The last day of vacation is always hard.  The last day of vacation post marathon is even harder!!!  Last weekend feels so far away and yet I’m not ready to let go of it quite yet…  I spent this week … Continue reading

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There have been so many exciting events this year I can hardly imagine that it is over already.  It is mid boggling how much has changed in 2012 and I am so excited for the upcoming new year!!! I completed … Continue reading

Posted in fitfluential, Girls Gone Sporty, goals, half marathon training, Happy New Year, marathon training, mom running, mother runner, PR goals, running, sweat pink, year end recap | 18 Comments
The Next 17 Days and my 6 Month Blogiversary!

It is totally bizarre to me that the end of 2012 is approaching so quickly.  Looking back on the year, so much has happened.  It feels like yesterday that I was sitting in the airport and opened my Runner’s World … Continue reading

Posted in 2013 race plan, 5k, do over, goals, half marathon training, mom, mother runner, Personal record, wine and dine half marathon, wineglass half marathon, working mom | 7 Comments
Running in the Most Magical Place on Earth!

Hey everyone! My name is Mindy from Road Runner Girl and I am taking over Sarah’s blog today! Since Sarah is in Orlando about to run the Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon (major jealousy over here), I thought I … Continue reading

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And the days FLU by…

Training this week has NOT gone according to plan!  Instead of running 7 miles on Sunday, Danger and I decorated the house for Halloween.  It’s our thing we do together every year and its always a great time.  I should … Continue reading

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Reach the Beach Relay Recap (part 1)

Buckle your seat belts friends!!!  This is going to take a few days to recap, which is only appropriate since it took a few days to run!!!  There is so much to share, I barely know where to begin!  I … Continue reading

Posted in challenges, fitfluential, Girls Gone Sporty, half marathon training, headlamp, hills, Reach the Beach Relay, Relay race, run, RUNNER, running, sweatpink | 10 Comments
I’ve been super quiet all week…

I’ve been very, very quiet this week.  It’s an unusual kind of quiet for me, especially given the big deal going on this weekend!!!  The norm for me before anything big is to be very chatty. very excited and share … Continue reading

Posted in FAILURE, half marathon training, race day fears, redemption | 15 Comments
I absolutely REFUSE to be sick!!!

There are 5 days and 11 hours until the Wineglass Half Marathon.  I have been training for this race since June.  In preparation for this very race is have run more than 192 miles.  I have battled calf pain and … Continue reading

Posted in half marathon training, sick, sick runner, wineglass half marathon | 13 Comments
Today was not a rest day

Saturday is my only rest day.  I know most of my fellow runners use Saturdays as their long run day, the day they prove to the world that they are in fact real live runners!!  I work most Saturdays so … Continue reading

Posted in Crossfit, half marathon training, LONG RUN, rest day, run, runDisney, RUNNER, running, training, wine and dine half marathon, wineglass half marathon | 14 Comments
Slaying Dragons and Making Dinner

I woke up feeling apprehensive about my run this morning.  That’s normal, since I’m insane always a tiny bit anxious about my long runs.  I’ve gotten a lot better about it but it’s a slow process!  I wish I could … Continue reading

Posted in crock pot recipes, fitfluential, girlsgonesporty, half marathon training, mother runner, pulled pork recipe, run, runDisney, RUNNER, running, sweatpink, wine and dine half marathon, wineglass half marathon | 8 Comments