Racking up the double stroller miles

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I just posted last week about my introduction to double stroller running and how it hasn’t been easy. Since I know it’s not easy, you’d think I would plan better than to do a silly thing like go for a 10 mile run with that beast. Not so much. My husband and I planned to [...]

Energy Bits Winner & Some Running Updates

Bits of goodness just waiting to power me through a run

First of all, here’s the important stuff: The winner of the Energy Bits sample pack is……Esteban! I hope you like the Energy Bits as much as I do! If you didn’t win this time around, don’t forget that there is another chance to win Energy Bits or one of the other awesome prizes in the [...]

A mud race, a tricycle and a tantrum

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On Saturday, hubby and 2 of his cousins ran the Warrior Dash in southern Maryland.  This was my third weekend in a row of being a race spectator; I didn’t mind sitting this race out since it meant not getting muddy. It took us about an hour and a half to get to the race [...]

15 miles and a stroller

My view for 15 miles

Saturday morning, I was all dressed and set to head out the door for my 15 mile run.  While chatting with hubby, he suggested that maybe I could wait until Sunday for my long run and run with him.  I knew 15 miles with the stroller would be tough, but our training schedules (he’s training [...]

22 miles!

Ignore the 7:46 pace - apparently long runs make my watch delusional too

This morning, I tackled my longest run before the Rock ‘N Roll USA Marathon – 22 miles.  I’ve already done a 21 mile and a 20 mile run so 22 should be a piece of cake, right? Haha, I don’t think so. I was super excited about this run because it was with Team in [...]

Runner’s high

Miles: 20 Gels: 3 Fluids: Nuun and water Entertainment: mostly music from Glee, that’s right – I love Glee! I had another 20 mile run on the schedule this weekend.  My plan was to once again join the group I ran with last weekend.  Zain ended up waking up a bajillion times on Friday night [...]

Stepping out of my comfort zone

On Saturday, I was scheduled to run 20 miles.  I knew if I tried to run 20 miles by myself, I would have a tough run.  I would lose my focus and my motivation.  I’ve been doing the majority of my long runs alone for the past year.  Sometimes, I don’t mind.  I enjoy the [...]