I don’t want to sound critical of the whole social running scene. Call me old school, but for me running has always been, first and foremost, a solitary activity. Yes, I loved my cross country running experience back in high school. Yes, I love that my husband has become a solid running partner with whom I … More October 10, 2017: Not running with the cool kids
Seems I’ve forgotten how ridiculous Facebook posts can be. Like this one. Totally stupid. … More Unguarded Thoughts: Don’t be gross
In which I go on and on in an endorphin-fueled haze of happiness. … More Endorphins Rock!
Reporting in on day 10 of the AMR Heart Rate Training Excellent Half Marathon Plan. Today I covered more ground in 60 minutes at 140bpm (actually 136 bmp) than ever before on this plan. I’m pretty stoked. And I did this in spite of feeling a little under the weather – I actually went home … More September 7, 2016: HR Training Check-in
In which I continue to whine about not getting into Boston, the many training plans I’ve run, and how I now have the nerve to complain that I get to run slow. … More September 6, 2016: My HR training journey begins (well, it began about a week ago)
So today was supposed to be my first day officially on an HR plan (although the “real” plan doesn’t start for 4 weeks). So I went out for 45 minutes at 14bpm and, of course, my Garmin wouldn’t display my heart rate. I kept restarting the run but no luck. I could only see my … More August 1: HR training fail…