Tag Archives: Jeff Galloway

Let The Training for Half #3 Begin!

Believe it or not, I’m officially in training for half marathon #3!  Yesterday marked the first day of my 18 week training plan for Rock ‘n’ Roll Virginia Beach.  After utilizing Jeff Galloway’s beginner training plan for my first half, the Disney … Continue reading

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Why My Half Marathons Went As Well As They Did

I’ve been anything but quiet on here about how proud I am of myself for completing two half marathons.  Just over a year ago I hadn’t started running, and now as I contemplate registering for my third, and possibly fourth, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Final Thoughts and Day 6 – Fun at Magic Kingdom

One month ago today I became a half marathoner!  The runner’s high I’ve been on is still going strong, and although I’ve been a little easier on myself in terms of intensity and mileage during my current training cycle for … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Day 2 – Family Fun Run 5K

Preston’s first leg of the Dopey Challenge was on Thursday, January 9th.  For those who are unfamiliar with this new runDisney challenge, the Dopey Challenge calls for runners to complete four races in four days – a 5k on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend – Days 0 and 1 – Flying Down and the Expo

Last Tuesday evening Preston and I flew down to Orlando. We had planned on leaving for the airport shortly after I finished up at school for the day, but Monday night around 5pm we got the welcome surprise of a … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 15

After feeling run down during much of week 14, I knew that I wanted to play it a bit safer during this past week of training.  Since I had an 11.5 mile run planned for over the weekend, I only … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 13

I’m beyond happy with all that I accomplished during this past week of training!  Not only did I successfully stay on track with my training during Thanksgiving, but I also completed my first double digit run! The first part of … Continue reading

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Race Goals for Tomorrow’s Veteran’s Day 5K

This weekend many people’s calendars are filled with Veteran’s Day related activities, and ours is of no exception.  Tomorrow morning Preston and I will complete our last 5K of 2013 – the Veteran’s Day 5K with Potomac River Running.  Tomorrow … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training Log – Week 1 Recap

Last week was quite eventful. Not only was it the first week of school with my new students, but it was also the first official week of my Walt Disney World Half Marathon Training. To top it all off, Preston … Continue reading

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Half Marathon Training is Underway

Not only was today my first day of school with my new students, but today also marked the start of my half marathon training.  130 days from now I will be running the Disney World Half Marathon, and I couldn’t … Continue reading

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