Steps to Increase Mileage and Stay Injury Free

Step to Increase Mileage and Stay Injury Free During the last sixth months, I’ve upped my mileage as well as added more speed workouts.  I’ve been able to stay injury free throughout the process. But how? Step 1. Slow and Steady Wins the Race If you increase your mileage too quickly, you will get injured […]

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Training: 73 Miles and 10 Milers

Last week was a bit of a blur.  To be honest, the cold weather broke me but luckily my work schedule was more flexible so I could run later in the day.  This was the first real week of winter we’ve had. Monday: Easy run Tuesday: 11.55 mile run with Liz Wednesday: 6X1 mile repeats […]

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Week 12: The Best Week (73 miles)

It’s hard to believe there are two weeks until the Phoenix marathon.  Last week proved to me that I’m as ready as I’ll be for this race.  After my short back injury last week, I was extremely nervous going into this week and for the race in general. My goal for the week was to […]

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Runners You Might See Part 2

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about “Five different types of Runners“.   After posting and comments from readers, I realized there are far more different types of runners and people that were left out.  I won’t guarantee this will become a series on LOLZ blog but I will post observations. Last year I […]

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Training Week 9: 61 miles

As I mentioned earlier in the week, my calves were tight this week.  This lead to my plantar fascia becoming tight.  I know if I hadn’t taken proper measures, I would have ended up with plantar fasciitis (Proper measures meaning a deep tissue massage and a day off). This lead to my mileage lower then […]

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I was second woman on a challenging four mile course.  24:41/6:10 per mile. 
I enjoy going up to north jersey for this race.  Now for the long drive home and to continue supporting the #panthers

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