Back on My Feet Marathon Relay 2014!

I ran the Back on My Feet Marathon Relay on Saturday with friends from the Indy Women's training program I coach. It was a bit cold and windy for the first weekend in October, but we brought plenty of warm clothes and blankets. The old Washington St. Bridge where everyone sets up their camp always feels even windier than it really is.Running this relay is fun to me because 1. I used to … [Read more...]

One Year.

Today marks one year since I had my surgery. One year ago today, I was sitting in the prep room trying to be brave.What I remember so clearly is how great all of the nurses who took care of me both pre and post surgery. The ladies who were prepping me were so amazing at making me feel calm.What I remember so clearly is leaving my parents house very early in the morning and driving up … [Read more...]

Arsenal Tech 5K Recap

We headed to the near eastside for the Arsenal Tech 5K this weekend!I worked for the John H. Boner Community Center for three years- 2007-2011 and really love the community there. A tight group with passionate people doing great things in a pretty neat part of our city. Back in 2009, I trained a group of kids from Tech High School to run/walk the 500 Festival Mini Marathon. It is an experience … [Read more...]

IMM Training & Hendricks Half Report

This past weekend we dipped under 50 days to go. I am starting to hit that point in trying where general fatigue and hunger rule the day...every day. My sleeping, heart rate and mood all are good so just keep on grinding. It can be very easy to slip into a cycle of over-reaching/training but at this point I feel pretty good. Marathon training is a grind.Sept 8 - 1483.2 miles8 runs1 … [Read more...]

13 Pregnant Stroller Miles look like this:

I want to start this post by saying running a half marathon while pregnant isn't for everyone.... it's just not. I'm thankful I've been able to keep a great base and feel relatively strong so far in my pregnancy. When I was pregnant with Marshall I never ventured to this distance. Mostly because I didn't feel up for it and I was content not pushing it to those distances. I kept most of my runs … [Read more...]