Category Archives: Training

August 2014 Monthly Goals

Wow, what a month July was!  Although I only ran one race, the Firecracker 5k, it was a huge month personally.  Between closing on our house, moving into our house, and working on making our house feel like a home, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

The theme of this past week was finding a balance between unpacking the house, keeping up with my training schedule, and working on the annual curriculum project that I’ve worked on every year since I started teaching.  My view during … Continue reading

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Friday Five – July 25th – Summer Goals Check In

This week’s Friday Five theme with the DC Trifecta is Goals, and I thought that this would be the perfect time to give a status report on the progress I’m making in meeting my summer fitness goals.  At the beginning … Continue reading

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Feels So Good To Be Back!

Yesterday evening I went to the gym for the first time in two weeks.  Although I’ve been able to keep up with most of my planned runs in the midst of our move, its been hot and humid, and I … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Weeks 11 and 12

As I mentioned last week, week 11 of my training was pretty much a complete bust.  Between painting our townhouse and packing up our apartment, as well as the move itself, I only had time to train once. Tues 7/8 … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 10

Phew, what a week its been!  Thanks to everybody for your words of congratulations here on the blog, as well as on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.  Between closing on our new house, scrubbing the house from top to bottom, starting … Continue reading

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July 2014 Monthly Goals

Are we really already halfway through 2014?  It feels like New Year’s was just yesterday, and that I was finishing my preparations to run my first half marathon.  And now I’m in the middle of my training cycle for my … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 9

Wahoo, I’m officially halfway through this training cycle!  Overall, this has been a very successful training cycle thus far, and I’m only 5.5 miles away from meeting my June mileage goal.  With today being the last day of the month, … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 8

What a week its been!  I’ve had so much going on – my school’s graduation was Wednesday evening, I’ve been very successful in keeping up with my training, and we started packing this weekend for our move into our new … Continue reading

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach Half Marathon Training Log – Week 7

After a couple weeks of being off track with my training (I’ll thank being out of town for two weddings and a couple of super busy weeks at work for this), I’m so happy to report that I got back … Continue reading

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