I slugged through a 10 miler this weekend. It wasn't pretty, it wasn't fast and it made me hate that I hadn't run that distance in over a year. I miss the days of a 10 miler being normal. I won't call it easy, but I could set out on the weekend and run 10 … Continue reading Take nothing for granted
I suddenly realized my training plan for the Madison Mini starts next week. I guess I should finalize it. I have a general plan, mostly the long runs, scheduled out, but need the details. This is a get me through the miles plan. My only goal is to be under two hours. My real half … Continue reading Half Marathon Training, Again
I was going to say I was trying something new for this training cycle, but then realized I'm not in a training cycle. I have a be more active and healthy plan. I'm doing it all different and not just building mileage to get across the finish line. To start, I'm not just running. I'm … Continue reading Something New
I have followed through on my last post. I'm following my own advice. I'm running again. It's great. I did my first run with no walk breaks since August yesterday. It was a beautiful snow run through a local park. It looked like a winter wonderland and felt amazing I wanted to just keep running … Continue reading Running Again: For Real
Sure that's hyperbole, but it's definitely a thought I've had a lot lately. I'm still not running which makes it almost three months of no running. Thankfully for my mental health I have discovered spinning. Day by day I am making improvements and today I finally got to run (mostly walk) on the Alter-G treadmill. … Continue reading Will I ever run again?
It's funny what will motivate a person. I find motivational quotes nauseating. They do nothing for me. I have all kinds of things motivate my running over the years. From attacking a new distance to reaching new goals. I've been pretty unmotivated lately and really have no idea why. But for the millionth time am … Continue reading A New Motivation