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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...

Matt and Sonja’s Wedding

Weddings are always so much fun and so exciting! And when it is your daughter, it is even more special. When we got to the wedding, Sonja was just adding some finishing touches. We didn’t see Matt or the groomsmen...

Family Visits and Wedding Planning

Wow, it has been a really super busy month!! I am still getting my marathon training in for the most part, but I did skip a day or two these last couple of weeks. It actually worked out because it...