62 Mile Marathon Training Week + My Very First 5k + Restless Sleep After Long Run or Race

No wonder I was tired at the end of yesterday. Not only did I finish an 18 mile Sunday long Run but I clocked 62 miles for the week, my highest mileage of the training cycle. Why I didn’t put in this work years ago is beyond me, but I think I needed to be …

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The Taper Blues + Pre Race Sickness, Phantom Pains & Worry + Embrace The Less

Taper Pains Last weekend I ran my 33rd half marathon. I had put in some great runs, hadn’t missed a workout, and was looking forward to a mini taper.... until I was in it and was miserable. I only had a mini taper, as San Antonio wasn’t the goal... Houston is, in January. I’ll then …

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San Antonio Rock N Roll Half Marathon Race Recap

Okay, so I’m finally making the time to write this recap. I will do better on these blog posts again 🙂 I have one for every day next week pretty much lined up! You’ll have to excuse a lot of my pictures as many will be from Instagram. I got so excited last weekend that …

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Happy Thanksgiving + Few Wedding Pictures + Turkey Trot 1st Place PR

Holy Moly! I haven’t blogged in almost two weeks, but with holidays here and things slowing down I’ll be back at it! The wedding is sadly over as well so I’ll have lots more time on my hands! Y’all, I have a wife!!!! There is so much I want to share about the wedding as …

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Running in the Cold + Cold Favorites + Benefits of Cold Weather Running

If you love running, there isn't much that won't stop you from getting outside and pounding the pavement, except possibly cold, wet and windy winter weather. Now, I live in Texas so I know I have it easy compared to lots of people. However, we adapt to our environment so if it's not something we …

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Importance of a Running Coach + Christmas is Here + Marriage License

It’s beginning to look a lot like... yup, you guessed it.... Christmas! Sunday we decided to go ahead and get a tree and decorate. It’s definitely the earliest I’ve ever had a tree up, but we knew that with wedding, Thanksgiving, a few races, etc.... it would be the first of December at least (which …

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