Running Category

Training: Turkey TrotX2 and 71 Miles

Last week for training was a good week. Since I did a local turkey trot on Thursday, I skipped my usual speed workout. I’ve skipped speed workouts the last two weeks due to midweek races. Monday: Easy Run and Deep Tissue Massage Tuesday: Rest Wednesday: Easy Run Thursday: Turkey Trot 5k (18:48) Friday: Easy Run […]

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Why Running Streaks Don’t Work for Me

Many of my friends got their running starts between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Several magazines and fitness blogs do “running streaking”.  Runners World hosts a challenge each year to run every day from Thanksgiving to Christmas.  It helps motivate people, get people out the door and helps from gaining holiday weight. What is a running streak? […]

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Philadelphia Half Marathon (1:25.00)

For the last seven months, I’ve raced a lot. I’ve raced 41 times to be exact. I haven’t had a race I’m disappointed in…until last Sunday.  On paper, I should be happy with the race.  I ran a 1:25 which is 45 seconds faster than RnR last month.  It was a harder course and a harder […]

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Training: From Highs to Lows to Turkeys…

In summary, this week went from a low to a high and back down to a low. I woke up on Monday extremely sore. I decided it was better if I took the day off instead. I also got a deep tissue massage. Tuesday was just an easy run. I still felt sore. Workout Wednesday: […]

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Turkey Trot 5k (19:23)

The question of the month is how many Turkey Trots can I do in November?  With the amount of racing I’ve been doing…I’m not sure. Each month, the base holds a race. I’m not normally able to attend due to work but last Wednesday I was already on the base. It made sense just to […]

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Laying on my floor and stretching never felt so good.  Just finished my longest run in 3 months (15 miles) and a 71 mile training week.

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