My Take on The World

June 2, 2011

I’m race ready

Zooma Annapolis Half Marathon – I’m ready for you. All of the homework has been done, all of the equipment has been tested, my gear and […]
May 27, 2011

Taper = Don’t do anything stupid

I have one more week before the half marathon. Runners know that you have to taper before a race to allow your body time to recover […]
May 24, 2011

Barefoot and Minimalist Running

I’m a big fan of barefoot/minimalist running; however my body mechanics are not strong enough to do either at this point. The good news is that […]
May 18, 2011

Mental training ramps up

I just read a great quote: “You run the first half of a marathon with your legs – the second half with your heart.”  ~Dean Karnazes […]
May 17, 2011

Less than 3 weeks to go

First the great news. I exceeded my fund raising goal for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training! Thank you to all of my friends […]
May 1, 2011

Countdown to my first half marathon

Great 7.12 mile run today – counting down to the Zooma Annapolis half marathon next month. There was a ton of hills which is good since […]
April 3, 2011

I ran the Cherry Blossom 10-mile race!

Set a goal…achieve the goal. Sounds pretty simple, right? I had no concerns that I would finish today’s Cherry Blossom 10-mile race. I had visualized myself […]
April 1, 2011

Countdown to the Cherry Blossom 10-miler

So I’m in countdown mode until Sunday’s Cherry Blossom 10-mile race. Am I nervous? Yes! Am I gonna finish? Absolutely! I’ve spent the last few weeks […]
March 18, 2011

Don’t overdo it while cross-training

I’ve been cross-training to building my endurance. I hired a trainer and we’ve been working on strengthening my core and glutes, as well as my endurance. […]
March 5, 2011

28 days and counting

The Cherry Blossom 10-miler is on April 3. That’s approximately 28 days from today, which really isn’t a lot of time considering my longest run to […]