Cowtown Half Marathon…Check

Rachel and I finished the Cowtown 1/2 Marathon!!  It was a great experience and a very hard course!!  Anyone who ran the race will know exactly what I mean when I say, “Remember mile 9?”  It had to be one of the cruelest hills known to man.  I will give you a full recap ofContinue reading “Cowtown Half Marathon…Check”

The Road to Recovery: A Battle Against Runner’s Knee

Runner’s knee sucks.  There, I said it.  Frankly, there is really no way to say it better unless I throw in a few curse words to spice it up.  But, I’d rather refrain from adding superfluous words that will only fuel negativity.  Well, maybe I will say just one curse word, “Fudge!” (On my ice cream? Continue reading “The Road to Recovery: A Battle Against Runner’s Knee”

The 10 Commandments of Running a Half Marathon

1.  I am the race you will run today.  Do not think of any other races except me 2.  Thou shalt not compete with any runner except yourself 3.  Thou shalt not take your training in vain 4.  Remember to keep holy the long run 5.  Honor those that run beside you 6.  Thou shaltContinue reading “The 10 Commandments of Running a Half Marathon”

A New Running PR! 5 Things That Helped Me Attain It

I still get nervous before a fast run, when I know I’m about to give every part of me that I can give and finish barely standing up.  Just the walk to the starting line can get my stomach churning and my legs shaking.  For a runner every start is not just a likely finish,Continue reading “A New Running PR! 5 Things That Helped Me Attain It”