On Sunday, I toed the start line for my 5th SLO Half Marathon. I have mixed feelings about this race. There was a time I loved it. Then it drove me batty. I’ve run it 5 times but only paid for it once. I… Continue Reading “2019 SLO Half Marathon Recap”
Sometimes it’s just not your day. And that’s not always a bad thing. Race day came early but I felt like I had slept ok. Much better than last year at least, my Up band tells me I got around 5 hours of sleep. … Continue Reading “2016 SLO Half Marathon Recap”
Upcoming Race– SLO Marathon 13.1 Focus– Keep calm and don’t freak out about the weird leg pain 😝😓 By Monday morning, my left leg was feeling better so I was hopeful that was the end of my weird leg pain. I was optimistic about… Continue Reading “Training Week 18 Recap/ April Wrap up”
I’ve never been one to believe in the “taper crazies”. Hell, I love taper. An excuse to run less and eat more? Sign me up! 😝 Yes, I know that’s not how it works but let a Slacker lie to herself ok? I wasn’t… Continue Reading “Prepping for SLO”
Upcoming race– SLO Marathon 13.1 Focus– Keep working on the 4x a week and enjoy a step back long run. Mission partly achieved. As for the other part- uh oh? For someone who has a propensity for colorful phrases, whether cursing or not, my… Continue Reading “Week 17 Training Recap”
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