Big Sur Marathon Training-Week 11

Never mind, can I have week 10 back? Who knew that it would look good by comparison.  😛 This week was a step back week but I had a specific way it was going to go down.  Run Monday and Wednesday after work, 8 miles on Friday since I had the day off due to…

Big Sur Marathon Training-Week 8

Or the one where I almost got mowed down by a car. Even before that though, this week wasn’t going so well.   Between the less than helpful test results, a busy week at work, a sudden cold weather snap and a bout with the stomach flu, I watched a lot of Netflix. Monday- Rest  I…

Big Sur Marathon Training-Week 6

This week was the week that I couldn’t lie to myself anymore. I’ve been having some side pain off and on for the past month or so and just kept  adjusting my running and life around it.  Finally the pain and tiredness were too much to ignore or joke about so I went to the…

Big Sur Marathon Training-Week 5

Oh, last week was fun.  I think I slept walk (sleep walked?) through most of it. That winter cold thing caught up to me after last week’s race.  I had zero energy, my stomach hated me, my head felt like a balloon and I was coughing all the time.  Fun. And it made me stupid. …

Mission 10 Miler Recap

My first 10 mile race! This race wasn’t on my radar until I received an email from a half marathon series.   San Juan Bautista is only 2 hours up the road and this would make mission #3 for a race start.  I didn’t know I was starting a list but hey, why not! I had…