Category: half marathon

I’ve never been a runner. Ever. One day I decided I was going to try the “couch to 5k” program. After six weeks I was so amazed at the results, I thought I’d run a half marathon. Here’s my journey.

30 day challenge

I like a good challenge. Apparently. That’s why I signed up for I’m Perfect Life r2014 Fitness Challenge, in July. I had to come up with 10 challenges (and complete them) by the end of...

Love what you do

Four months ago, I loved running. Four months ago, I ran a full marathon. If I hadn’t loved running, I’m not certain I would have tried as hard as I did. After my full...

21 habit-forming days

So, I’ve heard it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. I decided to start Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred again. I’ve done it before, but on for like 4-5 days in...

It’s National Running Day!

It’s National Running Day!

I’ve never been competitive. Well, okay, I never thought I was competitive until I started running. And, even then, I definitely wouldn’t call myself a competitive runner. During my first half, I was surprised...

Prairie Fire Half Marathon, please don’t kill me.

Prairie Fire Half Marathon, please don’t kill me.

I can’t believe it’s been 5 months since I decided I was going to run a half marathon. That’s right, folks, 13.1 miles. All at the same time. I mean, why not? I’ve never, ever...