The Week Before

One week until my second half marathon! If you’ve been reading (it’s okay if you haven’t, promise), you know that I have been dealing with plantar fasciitis and IT Band problems, so my training hasn’t been as intense as I originally planned. As I start planning my week out, I wanted to consult the experts…

IT Band Woes…I’m Stuck in Virginia

My Memorial Day consisted of the fabulous breakfast at Open City, followed by a run. I saved the entire day for my long run, and while i was slightly dreading it due to the heat, I was also excited to get 10 miles in. When I set out at 11:30am, it was about 80 degrees, sunny,…

Running in Suburbia

I am blogging from my phone, please excuse any brevity, awkward formatting, or random autocorrects. Yesterday I flew down to Charlotte, NC, to visit my grandparents, who live in South Carolina, about ten minutes over the NC border. I packed three running outfits with me and told myself I had to run at least once…

April Challenge Update 4

Oh boy, did I do a number on myself! I think I really pulled my quad over a week ago after that Personal Training Challenge I told you about. After my run on Tuesday down to the cherry blossoms, I taught my Metabolic Effect class. Every time I tried to squat or lunge, I felt…