Disney Princess Half Marathon Is One Month Away: Here’s Why (And How) I Already Feel Ready

In exactly one month I will be transformed into a regular Disney fan to a Disney Princess Half Marathon finisher. And I already feel ready.     The thing about half marathon training is it really flies by. With what seems like the flick of a wand, it’s magically the last 4 weeks of a … Continue reading Disney Princess Half Marathon Is One Month Away: Here’s Why (And How) I Already Feel Ready

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What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

The alarm went off and the old familiar feeling came back. Like clockwork, I wanted to hit snooze but didn’t. I dressed and rushed to the door to meet my running buddy at the park. It is still dark out and the morning air is cold. But I don’t long for my warm bed because … Continue reading What It’s Like To Finish The Last Training Run Before A Half Marathon

The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

It’s the home stretch. My body is tired, but it still has the drive to keep going. My mind is set on finishing and there has not been a single doubt lingering that I won’t be able to meet my goal. It’s my last long run before my half marathon, 12 miles on a warm … Continue reading The Last Long Run Before The Big Long Run

NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 4-8

The end is near. This is the last four weeks of of training for my next half marathon, each week getting me closer to race day and reaching yet another goal. But this is only the beginning of the end, meaning there is still lots more work to do before the big day. After yesterday’s … Continue reading NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 4-8

NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 1-4

It has been three years, so it’s time to be crazy—well half crazy. Crossing the finish line at a half marathon race is one of the most emotionally powerful moments I have experienced in my life. A feeling so amazing, I did it three times. And after taking time away from racing to just enjoy … Continue reading NJ Half Marathon Training Recap: Weeks 1-4

This Is How You Know You’re Ready For Half Marathon Training: Week 1 Recap

Getting back to running has literally been a one step in front of the other experience for me post-baby. It didn’t matter that I ran well late into my third trimester, or that once I got my eight weeks clear after delivery I was on that treadmill. Falling in love with running again has been … Continue reading This Is How You Know You’re Ready For Half Marathon Training: Week 1 Recap

Half Marathon Training Week 1: Guilt And Goals

I can proudly say that week 1 of half marathon has been completed! Even though I am just one short week into training, I have already had many mixed emotions about traveling down this journey again. For a few weeks before deciding to go for it, I was toying around with the idea. It was … Continue reading Half Marathon Training Week 1: Guilt And Goals