Post Plague, Burger Week, and a Pulled Calf

RunningPost Plague Amy had a couple of runs during the week with some gym time. Easing back into it.  I am loving my new Brooks Glycerin 13s :)The weather has been dicey here, but I lucked in with my timing.  Lots of core work and some legs/glute work (deadlifts anyone?).Ahhhhhh Burger WeekThe week when restaurants …

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Those 10 Days I Didn’t Run

Yes, 10 Days...I came down with what is being called "The Plague".  Chest/head cold and lethargic.  Just downright GROSS.It all started with my Mom....then TeenThing.....then ME.Kicked my ass.  There was no way I was running.  None.  Especially with the chest cold.  So there really isn't much more to say about the week that wasn't 😉  …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 4

So Far, So Good....Week 4.  23 kms.I had some great runs this week.  It is also my last week with Mondays off.Saturday was a wash running wise.  It was a day of running errands and yoga.  I don't beat myself up for days like those.  Especially this Saturday, because I FINALLY got fitted properly for …

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I RUN MY FIRST 5K NEXT SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My First 5K....Man that sounds weird.I think my last race was in 2013.2013.I gimped up in 2014.Surgery and recovery for most of 2015. Am I ready?More than likely.Am I confident?No.  LOL.I wanted my first "race" to be a shorter distance, a fun run.  Something with NO CHIP TIME, lol.  So the BLT 5km Fun Run …

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The Post That is Brought to You by The Letter R

Because Today......I RAN!!!!Yes.I ran.It is surreal.Best. Feeling. Ever.1.47kms at a 7:13km/hr pace in 10mins 38s It was a slow one.  Some walking was done.  But I DID IT.My body needed it.  My mind needed it.I signed up for the Terry Fox Run in September, BLT 5k Fun Run/Walk in October! Welcome back me.  Welcome back.#craxymamaruns

Lessons Learned as a Relatively Newb Runner

I've always learned things the hard way.And that also applies itself to running.  I'm stubborn too, which just adds to the problem, lol.I first started running when I was working with a personal trainer at the gym.  It all started when one of the girls at my workplace started up a lunchtime run group.The first day …

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Here. We. Go!

This is it! My first blog post...be kind...lol. I guess you could call me a "rogue runner".  I don't belong to any running club, never have. I started running after I had been working with a personal trainer for a few months.  A gang of ladies at work started a lunch time run, and so …

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