Category Archives: On Training

Lessons Learned in Six Years of Running

Yesterday marked the 6th anniversary of my first ever 5k.  Here is the adorable photographic proof:   Prior to that date I would have absolutely been one of the people who declared they only ran when chased.  I am 100% … Continue reading

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I took a runcation. You should too!

Traveling is one of my top five excuses for why I miss runs.  I love to travel, and I use any excuse I can to get away and see something new.  Last week I tried my first real runcation (vacation … Continue reading

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1,000 Miles in 2016

Hi folks!  Addie here, hoping that so far you are finding your goals for 2016 attainable!  My biggest goal for this year when it comes to running is to hit 1,000 miles.  You may remember several months ago I wrote … Continue reading

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Running Vs. Racing

Hi friends!  This week I’m taking a brief break from telling you about my marathon training, and instead talking about running versus racing, and what that looks like for me.  For a very long time I went to races, hoped … Continue reading

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Back on the Emotional Roller Coaster of Marathon Training

Those of you who have followed this blog for a while have heard about my training (and lackluster performance) for Marine Corps in 2014, and earlier this summer I had started up on my training blog again with the intention … Continue reading

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5 Before 35 – One Month Later

About a month ago I shared how I fell apart when I turned 30, and shared the running goals I had given myself before I turned 35.  It has been a month since I really decided to work on those … Continue reading

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Training Blog – Running on the Road!

It is the last week of July – just days away from when the defer window for Marine Corps opens up, and sadly, I’m afraid I will be using that day.  It was a rough decision, but I don’t want … Continue reading

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Gear Check Day!

Hiya friends!  I apologize for my delayed post.  I was actually down in Miami on Monday, but I’ll tell you all about that when I write next Monday.  For today I thought it might be fun to give you a … Continue reading

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Post Workout Recovery

Ah …. the post workout recovery …  we all know it’s important but very few of us have developed and follow a well thought out recovery plan.  While we all want to run like the Kenyans, we can, in fact, … Continue reading

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MCM ’14 Training Weeks 8 & 9 – Lots of Long Runs!

Hello again!  Sorry for my lapse in posting last week.  I made my way back home from San Diego, regathered my kiddos, and mentally dealt with the fact that it was my last few weeks of summer.  Today I officially … Continue reading

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