Throughout the first several months of the year, I had a nagging pain in my shin. I'm no stranger to shin splints - they plagued me terribly when I first started running, and I had a hard time believing that there would ever be a time where they weren't my constant companion. However, the longer … Continue reading Stops and Starts
It's been a month since my last post, and I have to say a lot has happened! I've been lucky enough to become the co-leader for the Nebraska/South Dakota Oiselle Volée! I'm really excited about the ideas we have for team meet-ups and more! I started my first official training cycle of 2017. It feels … Continue reading Time Flies!
I signed up for the Lincoln Half Marathon, which I ran last year and was a lot of fun. And honestly, it's a great way to get into the fall marathon spirit. It's in May, so there is only a slight gap between training cycles. I realized, while thinking about my training for that, that I've … Continue reading Training a Little Out of Focus
Like many runners, this past Spring I plotted my Fall racing season. My training would culminate in a trifecta in October and November: Market to Market Relay Race, followed by my A-race of the Kansas City Marathon, then a recovery fun-run of the Good Life Halfsy. That kind of happened. In August, I felt a twinge … Continue reading When You Have to Sit Out Your Goal Race