Half Marathon on Saturday: Resting & Preparing

I have a half marathon on Saturday. I’m very excited, but also a little nervous too. This is 13.1 miles we’re talking about. I am going into this race with no time goal. I want to have fun and finish strong. I plan to do a run/walk method. I’m thinking of running 10 minutes (orContinue reading “Half Marathon on Saturday: Resting & Preparing”

Twilight 12K Race Recap: Downtown Night Run

What better way to start off your weekend than running a 12K (about 7.5 miles) on a Friday night!I was really excited for this race. It was held in downtown Anchorage, which I’ve never ran through before (and only been to a handful of times- we never go downtown) and it was a night run thatContinue reading “Twilight 12K Race Recap: Downtown Night Run”

If I Can’t Run, I’ll Read About Running

On Thursday while doing some yoga, I somehow tweaked my left knee.  That makes me a little irritated, because the only reason I was doing yoga in the first place was to become a better runner. Yoga is suppose to be good for you….. you know, increase muscle strength,  improve flexibility and mental strength. Well,Continue reading “If I Can’t Run, I’ll Read About Running”