Scioto Miles Spring Training Series Part One Recap


Well, the Cap City Half was this past weekend, but I need a little time to gather my thoughts on that one. In the meantime, I'm sharing recaps of the two races I ran during this training cycle. So here you have the first of two.... I am really … [Continue reading]

Cap City Half Training Wrap-Up


I will start this out by saying to those of you out there who blog--moms, working moms, working not moms, whoever--and still somehow manage to post regularly and consistently?? Well, you just plain rock. Clearly, I do not rock. It seems … [Continue reading]

Dumbass Running Decisions I Made This Week


Actually this was more like a few weeks ago. But I am determined to catch up on posting about my training! Original title of this post: Cap City Half Training Week Two. But let's just call it what it really was, shall we? … [Continue reading]

What I Ate Wednesday


We are hooking up today with Jenn from Peas and Crayons for what I ate Wednesday. Breakfast Hard Boiled Egg and Greek Yogurt. What isn't shown is the PB2 and cocoa powder which is mixed into the yogurt. This combination, which I found on … [Continue reading]

First Week of Cap City Half Marathon Training


....and nothing went at all as planned. But first....Kelly and I are both signed up for this race which has always been near and dear to our hearts, since we both used to live in Columbus. It's a nice course (read: FLAT, my favorite … [Continue reading]

12 Weeks and 46 more Training Runs….Cap City here I come!


My #1 training goal is to stay injury free. After reading countless articles on preventing injury in magazines, running books and on the internet, I have created a plan that I hope will have me smiling at the finish line on May 3. 4 days a week … [Continue reading]

Five Favorites Friday–2nd Edition


1) Let's just start right off with this: Not that I'm loving this cold, gray bucket of suck currently, but it did make me laugh. I KNOW there are plenty of you out there who can relate. I mean COME ON already. We just got pounded again Tuesday … [Continue reading]

Five Favorites Friday


Something new from us--and what will hopefully become a regular feature! 1) This is what I'm currently reading: No Meat Athlete by Matt Frazier. One of my goals for 2014 is to eat more cleanly, and as I mentioned I was contemplating going … [Continue reading]



Thanks again to Jenn for keeping us accountable! Here you have it! Breakfast as usual: plus some OJ and coffee. A couple spoonfuls of this: Post 12-mile run lunch--lots of water/Nuun and fat-free plain Greek yogurt, Love Grown … [Continue reading]

2014 Goals


It's January!?!? Please tell me I'm not the only one who feels like the last two months flew by. I last wrote something for our blog in early November. Geesh. How is it it felt like I had more time while in the middle of marathon training than I … [Continue reading]