The DO’S & DON’T’S of Running: 8 Tips for Beginners

My next race is still weeks away (the end of March).  I was looking for one to run in February but there just aren’t any good options that are a quick drive away so I have to skip this month.  However, I’m super excited about the race in March because I will be heading over to the coast to run the 13.1 with my boss & co-worker, Hanna.  My boss is the same guy that you saw in my Half-Ironman Relay Recap post – he was the beast that conquered the entire 70.3 miles of swimming, biking AND running himself.


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It’s Marathon Time!

Happy Friday All!  I hope everyone is looking forward to the weekend, any big plans?

This is a big weekend for me, my second full marathon is happening tomorrow morning, bright and early.  I thought I would use this post as an opportunity to reflect back on my recent training.

I didn’t realize that training for my second full marathon would be so much easier than training for my first.  Maybe it’s because I have more confidence this time around since I know my body is actually capable to make it the 26.2 miles.  Or it could be because I laid out a much better, less strenuous training plan, focusing on building my “super” long runs every other week as opposed to every single week (which led to injury last year 2 weeks out from the marathon).

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