Recap of Week 2

This was my second week of my Half Marathon Training Program.  It had it’s ups and downs, but overall, it was good. Monday was my first run of the week.  It was a 30min run and I decided to wear my new Nike+ Free Run shoes.  They felt amazing and my run was amazing. I…

No Walk Today

Today was supposed to be my “easy walk” day on my half marathon training program.  I woke up at 8am this morning because my cousins were coming over, and I wanted to get my walk in early.  Well, that didn’t happen because it was down-pouring rain.  I checked the weather and it was supposed to…

Ugghh, the Heat!

I woke up late this morning, around 10am.  Which is fine when I decide to go to the nice air conditioned gym, but today I decided to run outside.  I checked the weather and it was only 74 degrees out, so I figured it wasn’t too bad.  Plus, the half marathon is going to be…

Best Mile Time!

This morning I went for my first run in a week.  Just a quick 30 min run, and it was great!  It was more than great, it was amazing.  I ran my fastest mile and fastest 1K.  It was such a great feeling. I used my newest running shoes for this run.  I bought the…

It Was a Nice Break

I am home from NYC.  It has been a nice break from everything at home, but now it’s time to get back to reality.  That also means, get back to training.  This week will be the start of Week Two of my half marathon program.  It shouldn’t be a rough week because the distance run…

I’m a New Yorker Now!

Very exciting news…I have an apartment in New York City! I’m so excited that I have a place to live. So obviously, this isn’t a running post, or anything related to fitness. The first time that I think I’ve done this. I’m usually pretty focused on keeping the theme of this blog, but I’m just…

Already Taking a Break

I know last week was the start of my half marathon training, but I already have to put it on hold.  I knew this going into it because tomorrow I leave for New York City, and will be there until Saturday.  Kind of puts a damper on training. For the training program to work out…

(Almost) Done with Week 1

Well tomorrow will be my last run of my first week of my half marathon training program.  So far, so good. Monday started out with a 30 minute run that went really well.  All the details about that run can found on my previous post here. Wednesday was my second run.  It was a 25…

Foam Rollers

Yesterday after my run, my hips were kind of sore, so I spent most of the day stretching them.  Well, they were still sore this morning, so I told my Pilates instructor that when I went to my session today.  She had me work with a foam roller to help it out. I’ve never used…

Off to a Great Start!

Today was the first day of my training program for my half marathon.  It went really well.  Todays run was a 30min run.  I ran 2.92miles in the 30mins.  That put me at a 10:15 per mile pace.  I was really happy with that.  It’s one of my better times. I think what made this…

Ready for More Races!

So I mentioned in my last post, I’m going to be doing my first half marathon.  The Disney Wine and Dine Half Marathon.  I’m really excited about it.  So excited that I’m starting the training program next week.  Actually, I have to because of the length of the program and the week I’ll be missing…

Made it to the Gym

It’s been about a week since I ran (my bad) and at least two weeks since I went to the gym.  Luckily I made it there today.  I did a two mile run with a 10:25 pace per mile, which is pretty normal for me.  Nice to know that I can take a week off…