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Training Week 1 Almost Complete!

Finished my first long run – 4 miles today – in 34 degree (28 degree wind chill) and was mighty proud. Felt like I did ok too (i.e. didn’t feel like crashing to the ground when I got home). ;) The only bummer? I forgot to look at the clock before I...

New Wheels

Here are my new wheels! Saucony Women’s Grid Hurricane. (Though they’re less shockingly pink than this picture.) My friend Ashley took me to Team Nashville, a little store off West End…these guys are "THE GUYS" when it comes to running....

Day 1: I didn’t fall.

I was sort of preoccupied with that thought of falling and smacking my head on the treadmill as I started Day 1 this morning. 3 miles in a respectable for me anyway, 41 minutes. Did a few minutes of walking at the end of every mile for some water. Found this training...

Crazy Lady

I have been so inspired by people who run marathons and compete in triathlons…is it crazy for me to consider my big bootie running a half marathon? I have the "if they can do it, why can’t I?" mentality. However the they is usually those running...