Goals, Healthy, Running, Tips & Safety

Recovering After The Long Run

About three weeks have passed since my last half-marathon — and you know what? I feel like I’m still recovering. Throughout those three weeks, I have been doing a few short runs, but I felt sluggish and fatigued from early on during those runs. It makes me think back to the day of my last half-marathon. And what I did…

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Goals, Inspiration, Races, Running

Hot Cider Hustle Half-Marathon

Yesterday was my last half-marathon of the year: The Hot Cider Hustle in Green Bay, Wisconsin. I couldn’t have asked for better conditions considering it is October — in Wisconsin. It was cool and crisp at start time but sunny and calm. The perfect way to start a long run! But even so, I found myself nervous for this run.…

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Goals, Races, Running

One Half-Marathon Down – One Month For Improvement

My alarm sounded at 4:30 this morning but I was already awake. Today was my first half-marathon of two this fall and I was excited to see improvement from my previous half — but also nervous.  I didn’t sleep well. With dreams about missing my alarm and then being late to the start line, I was checking the time constantly…

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