I didn’t survive the winter

I mean I did. I'm not frozen somewhere, but my running didn't. I did good for a long time. I ran in circles at the Pettit. I ran on the treadmill. I wore 28 layers and ran outside. And then I just couldn't do it anymore. I couldn't handle more cold runs. I had a … Continue reading I didn’t survive the winter

2014 Racing

I'm trying something different this year. I'm racing very minimally. My next race is the Wisconsin Half in May. I am doing this for two reasons: 1) racing is effing expensive and it's an easy way to cut some costs and 2) I really, really want a sub 1:50 at the Wisconsin Half. I am … Continue reading 2014 Racing

Winter Running

Winter running is running in the cold. Winter running is running in the snow. Winter running is running indoor on a treadmill. Winter running is running in circles at the Pettit National Ice Center. I think I have done all four of those this week. You have to be flexible. You have to wear seven … Continue reading Winter Running

February in Review

Once again Mother Nature treated us runners pretty darn well. I am fairly certain this December, January, and February have been the best winter running I can remember. I am so excited for what that may translate to for my spring races. Overview: Total Mileage: 112 Miles with┬áSara: 55 Total Miles to date: 206 Longest … Continue reading February in Review

Why am I afraid of the Dark?

The cold doesn't bother me. You just put more layers on. People may think I'm crazy, but I run outside until it's close to zero degrees. I have tights that have a wind layer. I have mittens that are too warm until it is under 20 degrees and even then if it's a long run … Continue reading Why am I afraid of the Dark?