running2run.com

Training on Hold: Enjoying the Holidays

The training and building up to the New York City Marathon was very stressful in so many ways. I have not run a marathon in over 10 years and this was quite the challenge for a return to marathoning. I...

Winter Running and Winter Fun!

Baby, it’s cold outside!🎤 Winter running can be fun, but if the temperatures drop too low for me, it can become very miserable. We are having a pretty chilly winter here in Alaska with most recent temps below zero to...

The New York City Marathon Experience Continues…..

Our New York Marathon experience continued the following day.  Our plan was to eat a light breakfast, check out the finisher’s gear at the pavilion, and have lunch at the Tavern on The Green. Having seen the Pavillion online, I...

I did It! I Completed the NYC Marathon!

    I did it! I completed the New York City Marathon! This has been such a long, incredible journey. So much excitement along the way along with some disappointments as well.  It took me 4 years to get into...

Week 17 of the NYC Marathon: The Last Long Run

Finally, I received my corral and wave start information. I’m not too thrilled about being in the Orange Wave because I have heard that it is a little steeper coming off the bridge, and it has multiple turns. In a...

WeeK 16 Completed: Hard and Easy Training Days

The training program that I have been using has worked so well for me. The workouts, at times, seemed too easy, yet I was getting stronger.  It was perfect. Then an injury set me back a couple of weeks and...

NYC Marathon: Trust The Training

It has truly been a busy month and fall is finally here! Which means…that fall marathons are coming up and that includes my dream come true marathon – NYC!   But the most exciting news is that I am back...

Back on Track

I spent Labor day weekend with the grandkids and decided to give the injury a few more days to heal. Miss Madelyn loves playing dress-up in her wedding dress – so cute! Tylor hung out in the garage with Scott...

More Family Time and the Skinny Raven Half Marathon

Okay, the wedding and all the excitement is over. But the running continues….:) I had planned on doing the Skinny Raven Half Marathon that was scheduled on the day after Matt and Sonja’s wedding. Since Jose was here visiting, he...