Tempo Runs – Pacing

Still sore from yesterday’s tempo run, but I will confess that I am a true believer in how important these runs are. Since I have been focusing on 5k races for much of the fall, I have been doing more intervals than tempo runs, but that will change as I start to focus on the […] Read more…

Choosing the Right Race

So I am in the process of choosing a spring half marathon….Luckily, since this distance continues to increase in popularity, there is no shortage of choices. I am looking for a race that has a scenic course, adequate aid stations, and a festive race atmosphere–I am even willing to travel in order to meet aforementioned […] Read more…

Run Like a Mother

Run Like a Mother: How to Get Moving–and Not Lose Your Family, Job, or Sanity is one of the funniest books I have read in quite a while. I purchased the book for my Kindle on a whim after reading about it somewhere. The books is a collection of information from a large group of […] Read more…

Weekend Racing Recap

What a beautiful weekend for racing! This past Saturday, I ran the Free to Breathe 5k in Roger Williams Park. While the foliage is beautiful this time of year, the hills on the course were most certainly not. I had run a race in Roger Williams Park in May (slightly different than this course) and […] Read more…

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