Tagged with half marathon

Skagit Flats Half Marathon Race Recap

Skagit Flats Half Marathon Race Recap

It’s Sunday, September 13th and I am awakened by the cute tune I set my alarm to play. It’s one of the little music jingles on my iPhone that hilariously enough makes me want to do a little dance at any normal hour of the day. But at 4:30am I just want to smack it … Continue reading

Catching Up (Weeks 18-23 of 30)

Catching Up (Weeks 18-23 of 30)

A LOT has gone down since I last swung in here to say hi. So much in fact I hardly know where to start. So here’s the short ‘n’ sweet synopsis. I really didn’t hit any of my mileage targets and I didn’t really do any of my planned workouts… But I did run a bunch of half … Continue reading

Seriously… Again? (Week 7 of 30)

Seriously… Again? (Week 7 of 30)

I’m running. Like… Hard. You know, and… Fast. Just flying along, when… “Hi Sarah!” I hear my name. I glance to my left. Oh no. No no no. I should definitely not be passing these guys. He continues, “How’s it going?” It’s the fast group from a run clinic I’ve given a talk at a … Continue reading

Reality Check

Reality Check

I worked with a coach when I was training for my Boston Qualifier marathon. I’m a bit of a stubborn gal and I had it in my head I needed to run at least 140km per week as my top mileage weeks with the remaining weeks anywhere from 100 to 126 (I’d been reading a … Continue reading

Pretending to Die

Pretending to Die

When I crossed the finish line of the Whistler Half Marathon this past June 1st, I immediately did what I always do when I cross the finish line of any race. I made a face like I was dying. Hubby is a faster runner than me. He is always waiting for me at the finish … Continue reading