Monthly Archives: October 2013

My Army Ten Miler Volunteer Experience

Last Sunday I had the privilege of volunteering at the 29th annual Army Ten Miler.  This was my first time volunteering at a race, and it being a prized national race made it an extra special experience. In the last … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

After a disappointing week 7, the past week of my training more than made up for it!  Not only did I reach a new PDR (personal distance record), but my weekly mileage total is starting to rapidly climb back up … Continue reading

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Ready for Disney!

We’re finally all booked and ready for January’s trip to Disney World for Marathon Weekend!  Although we registered for the races back in April, it was just this week that we finished up all of our travel reservations.  We kind … Continue reading

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Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K Race Recap

Last Sunday I ran my third 10K, the Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K.  Although I PRed two weeks earlier at the Perfect 10 10K, I was still hopeful that I would run this race just as fast, if not faster.  There … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

Week 7 was a week of high expectations and lower than expected results. What I mean by that is I was a bit ambitious in what I wanted to accomplish (I wanted to train more than three days last week, … Continue reading

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The Waiting Game

On Monday I sent in my current 10K PR race information to runDisney as my proof of time for corral placement for the Disney World Half Marathon in January.  My current 10K PR is 1:10:17 (pace of 11:19min/mile) from the … Continue reading

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Ten Commandments of Running

Last week I had the opportunity to guest blog again on one of my favorite running and runDisney oriented blogs, Through Heather’s Looking Glass. (I first wrote a guest post for Heather’s blog back in July). Like with all of … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 6

Week 6 started off with trying to play catch up at home.  Although the last day I ran during week 5 was on Friday, being out of town for the weekend supporting my in-laws during the Susan G. Komen 3 … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain, Go Away – Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Charlottesville Fall Classic 10K

This afternoon Preston and I are headed to Charlottesville to run in the Charlottesville Fall Classic tomorrow morning.  Preston will be running his second half marathon and I will be running my third 10K. This is the 10K that I’ve … Continue reading

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Perfect 10 10K Race Recap

Last Sunday I ran my second 10K, the Perfect 10 10K.  This race had two distance options, a 10 miler and a 10K.  Because I was in need of a 10K time to submit to runDisney for my corral placement … Continue reading

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