I’ve had a very eventual winter between finding out I’m pregnant, becoming a BibRave Pro and just general Minnesota winter weather (polar vortex and all) so let’s check out the top blog posts from the winter! Which, funnily, includes a lot of posts from last year’s Eau Claire Marathon training.Read More
A year ago, while training for the Eau Claire Marathon, I shared a total of 20 tips for training for your first marathon. There’s no marathon on my calendar until fall of 2020 at the earliest (except for the marathon of labor) but I wanted to narrow those tips down to what I think are essential for surviving your first marathon. And not just running the 26.2 miles itself but getting through training without injury and with the most excitement for race day.Read More
2018 was another big year of races for me! I ran 6 races altogether, including 3 PRs, plus I trained through the winter for my second marathon. Today’s a round up of all my races in 2018!
Started off the year with a very cold 5K PR! It felt like sub-zero temps but I still managed to knock two minutes off my PR form 2016.
My longest race before the Eau Claire Marathon, which I used as a tune-up race to check on my pacing and fueling in a race.
After a tough winter training for the Eau Claire Marathon (including a blizzard the weekend of my last 20-mile run which meant I took it to the treadmill), I ended up getting a seven minute PR at my second marathon.
My last race of the spring which turned out to much hotter than I excepted. This was my second time running the hills at Stillwater.
My last PR of the year, a 24:32 finish time which meant I took 2 minutes off my PR from the Valentine’s Day TC 5K in February.
My last race of 2018, I was originally training for a 10K PR but ended up running it for fun!
How did your 2018 race season go? Let me know in the comments!
The fall months are over and we are heading into winter. But before we get too far into December (and the cold and snow that’s coming), I wanted to share some of the most-read posts from the past fall months.
As we head into winter, what do you want to read about on here? Leave me a comment!