Last week I was feeling some twinges that told me it was time for a cutback week. So I cut it back… way on back. I also ended the month of March with: 116.66 running miles and 333.29 total miles. Whew! March was a busy month.
First, I have to say that normally I would never blend watermelon into a smoothie. I love watermelon too much and would rather eat is fresh than in a smoothie. Sadly the last three watermelons I have bought have been less than sub par. (So disappointing.) I did not want to eat them fresh, but they… Continue reading Strawberry-Watermelon Smoothie
I have not decided what my next race will be, so until then I’m going to focus on building and maintaining a strong(er) running base. This week was my highest mileage week in a very long time. I calculated out my mileage ratio midweek to make sure I had a green light to run the… Continue reading Base Building: Week 1 (35.02)
Sunday, 3-19-17 This was my 4th half marathon. It seems weird that I have actually only raced this distance 4 times, because I have run it countless times on my own. My last half marathon was in October 2014 when I was struggling with compartment syndrome. My longest training run for this race was 10 miles one… Continue reading Rock & Roll Dallas Half Marathon Race Recap
Sunday (3-12-17) 10 mile long run The last time I ran 10 miles was 1-26-15. It’s a run I’ll never forget. My legs were hurting from CECS and I had to stop several times because of the pain. The air was so dry that I got a nosebleed mid run. This run was pain-free and… Continue reading R&R Dallas Half Marathon Training: Week 3 (26.05)