Running Hurts so Good + Labor Day Weekend + 2nd Cross Country Meet + UTSA & UIW Football Game

It's been so nice to get back in the roads this week for most of my runs. Having new routes and areas to knock out those miles has made all the difference as well. I get bored running the same trails,roads, etc all the time so it's been nice! The Witte Museum is beautiful and …

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Running is Humbling + Some Helpful Hints on How to Stay Motivated, Inspired, and Energized

Friday's sunrise was beautiful and I was glad to get back at it after a rough Thursday run and a few days of celebrating Lynn for her Bday! I'll be honest, this week was a shit show. I wasn't burned out mentally or physically, I was just frustrated with my leg still bothering me and …

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Mile Repeats Friday + Cryotherapy Fun + University of the Incarnate Word Track and Trails

Yesterday was mile repeat Friday at the track. I had a few mile warmup, 4 x 1 Mile Repeats and then a cool down. After my warmup, I edited Tuesday's long 400 meter repeats and put in the mornings repeats on my Garmin. As you can see, it's still so dark out at 5am. Crazy …

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Easy 6 Miles before Saturday Time Trail + Love/Hate Cryotherapy + Kuenstler Brewing with Friends

6 easy miles on a Friday was a nice way to start the day! I took them very slow as I didn't want to have any soreness for my time trial on Saturday. I've also never ran 11 miles in two days before a timed run, so I made sure to keep it nice and …

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Running + Rest Day and Rest at Night + Recovery + Rewarding + Rachel – Important Things to Remember

Yesterday was my rest day for the week. After putting in 40 miles last week and on my way to another 40 this week, it was nice not to set a 4:30am alarm. That doesn't mean that my body didn't still decide to wake up that early. Whatever, I guess new habits are forming even …

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Weekly Running + Excited for Some New Skincare + Humidity and Heat On Next Weekend’s Race Menu + Cryotherapy

Weekly Running: Goal was easy pace week in preparation for next week's Spicewood's Trail Half Marathon & 10k (Yes, same day races) * I’ll start with Monday Miles this week and keep it like that moving forward - taking today as a rest day :)Saturday - 4 MilesSunday - 4 Miles Monday - 6 Miles …

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