Planning For My First 70.3

I've recently decided to pursue a 70.3, a half Ironman. (Well, technically the Ironman is a branded event and I am not actually attending an Ironman race, but it is the same race but from a different company. Sorry, that's my marketing background talking.) There's going to be lots of planning involved. For me, that's …

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My First Triathlon Experience: The 2011 LA Triathlon

Ah, the LA Triathlon. My very first triathlon experience is under my belt. I'm glad that the anxiety is all over and now I can focus on bigger and better things (to be announced at the end of the post...don't skip down!). Despite having shown up at the expo later than I wanted to, I …

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Motivation Monday: Cross It Off Your Bucket List

Again and again, I've found a way to stay motivated in my fairly new running habit... Work at crossing off my bucket list races! There's a very distinct formula I follow for this. I pair a race distance I haven't yet tried with a city I've been meaning to visit. What I ended up with was …

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Fitness Fridays: Down Times are Good Times (Sort Of)

Since I've started running, I haven't really thought twice about taking time off. There were a few weeks where things went haywire for me personally. I took time off then because I had to, because my heart wasn't in to my training and my brain was thinking about other things. (Apparently being mentally tired requires just …

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