Category Archives: road race

7 Weeks MTB & Training

After my last post, and how my legs were feeling (calve & right knee), doubt was starting to creep into my mind about continuing my training. I was really beginning to wonder if continuing on was a smart move. I … Continue reading

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Week 3 – Marathon Training

This week was full of stuff – training, a 5K race, new shoes, and a possible new injury that is a concern. Oh, and the weather has sucked all week long… cold and rainy non-stop 😦 My training went pretty … Continue reading

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Week 2 – Marathon Training

So, a holiday week, as us Yanks celebrate Thanksgiving on the final Thursday of November every year. I know most outside of the US don’t celebrate this holiday as it is kind of a “New World” concept. Lots of eating … Continue reading

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Week 1 – Marathon Training

Week 1 is done for training for my first marathon attempt. After a week off from my 1/2 marathon race I decided I couldn’t sit on the couch any longer 🙂 The short time off was definitely a needed break … Continue reading

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Heart and Soul…

After listening to a number of podcasts recently, and reading a ton of running blogs, articles, etc. I decided that training with a heart rate monitor is the way to go. This week started my marathon training for the Georgia … Continue reading

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Success feels GREAT!

This last weekend I ran in the Savannah Rock n Roll 1/2 Marathon. This was my first official 1/2 Marathon race. I had run the distance years ago, but that is another story…   The trip started with us arriving … Continue reading

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Sick…. Yuck…

I’ve been suffering from Allergies this season very badly. It is the first time in many years I remember it being this bad. Last week it had me man-down for 2 days. Not good! I missed 4 days of running. … Continue reading

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