Category Archives: Running

My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 3 – September 18th through 23rd

This week was a little rough because I was a little stuffy from being in West Virginia last week. I took a few days at the beginning of the week to try to get rid of the congestion so my … Continue reading

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My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 2 – September 10th through 17th

*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the page for more information* Hurricane Florence has arrived! This week is a disaster for training. My plan is totally out the window since we … Continue reading

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My Reindeer Run 5K Workouts – Week 1 – September 3rd through 9th

*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the page for more information* This week starts my 14 week training for the Charleston Reindeer Run in hopes of reaching my goal of 28:13. … Continue reading

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Reindeer Run Charleston Goal and How I Plan to Hit It

*NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure at the bottom of the page for more information* It has been a while since I ran a good 5K and even longer since I got a PR, or … Continue reading

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My Version of Farklets on the Track

Farklets are a common distance running workout. Typically, runners will do their routine warm up and then for the main set, will run a set distance while rotating through a series of hard sprints followed by easier sections. Some runners … Continue reading

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Picking Events for Your Next Track Meet

Track and field meets are great because they give young athletes the chance to try several different types of events. There are sprints, middle distance, and distance running events as well as a variety of jumping and throwing field events. … Continue reading

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My New Favorite Juice…Tart Cherry

I’ve mentioned before on this blog that I did not grow up running. I was a swimmer. But, do MY kids want to swim? NO. One did for a few years and other had no interest at all. So, off … Continue reading

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Will Cross-Training Help Improve My 5K Time?

I started running about three years ago when my kids participated in their first season of cross country. Up until then, we were strictly a track and field family. My daughter and I did our first 5K road race about … Continue reading

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Run Smart in Summer Heat

I know it is August and summer is winding down but it is just still so darn hot here in the south. This summer we’ve had ‘feels like’ temperatures around 113 degrees! Even today, at 7:30 am, the ‘feels like’ … Continue reading

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Write and Run Update: May 23, 2016 Week

This is my second week of my Write and Run Challenge. This is more of a typical week for me as far as the number of days running. I usually run four to six days per week. So, here is … Continue reading

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