This Is What It Feels Like To Sign Up For The Disney Princess Half Marathon

I can barely hold my excitement in. I am about to bust as my grin grows Cheshire cat in length. I am screaming in happiness on the inside to not wake my sleeping toddler who is on my chest. My fingers are twirling along through the registering form. “Thank you for registering.” Reading this feels … Continue reading This Is What It Feels Like To Sign Up For The Disney Princess Half Marathon

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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

12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule

You set the goal and signed up for the race. Now it's time to start training in preparation for your half marathon. Here is an example of a 12 week half marathon training schedule: No matter if it's your first, fifth or 100th half marathon, it's important to stick to your scheduled runs in order … Continue reading 12 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule