Tag Archives: PR

Houston Marathon Race Recap

Sorry it took me so long to post this. It’s been a bunch of bullet points and half-written sentences since the day after the race, but I haven’t had the time or mental acuity to finish it until now! That, … Continue reading

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Race Recap: Baltimore Half Marathon (or, how I did NOT meet my one and only goal)

Oh, Baltimore.  How you crushed my poor little heart. Okay, so that’s a bit overdramatic considering I didn’t really think of Saturday’s Half Marathon as a race, but more of a training run.  I was using it to prep for … Continue reading

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Well How About That!

I certainly didn’t intend to PR my half marathon this weekend, but that’s what I did. I bested my time by a full 7 minutes and 5 seconds. Go me! And that was on a course that would never be described … Continue reading

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I Rocked and/or Rolled that Race!

There’s something satisfying about checking off something on a list.  Even more satisfying is checking off the first of five fall races – Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach.  A small step on my way to my very first ever … Continue reading

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“Hopefully the wheels don’t fall off”

In a particularly odd moment of synchronicity or serendipity or something, I present the following portion of a conversation regarding training paces with my friend Carly (of CarlyBananas Fame): Me: You’re getting FAST, hun! Whats your goal pace for your … Continue reading

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Hot. And lots of it. (Friday Top Five-adjacent)

I’m not going to lie – it’s been tough to get motivated to do anything this week when the temperatures in the Washington, DC, area are hitting record-breaking numbers and there are hyperthermia and air quality alerts right and left. It’s pretty … Continue reading

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The Up Before the Sun Tour

This post is to be read in conjunction with Carly’s posts regarding the GW Parkway Classic 10-miler, volunteering for the Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Run and the National Half Marathon Relay. Week One: The National Half Marathon Relay March 26 … Continue reading

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