Tagged with running

Happy New Year from UBW!!

Well here we are. The first day of a new year. I spent some of my morning running, of course. I gotta keep it healthy. The photo says it all. Slow run but it is done. Happy New Year to all my subscribers!! Thanks for enduring my rants this year and for your feedback. Whether … Continue reading

Are you ready for Commitment Day?

Are you ready for Commitment Day?

If you follow my blog, you would know that I am a runner and nearly certified health nut. I am always interested in ways to help people maintain good health and have fun simultaneously (healthy doesn’t always have to equal boring). Anyway, I just found out about this event taking place here in Columbia and … Continue reading

Sharing my joy from the weekend

I finished my second half marathon yesterday. The Rock and Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon. And may I just say it was sooooooooooo much better than Zooma in Annapolis. Flat and fast course. Good music. Perfect weather. Lots of crowd support on the course. Scenic view of the Schulkyll River. In other words: Awesome times ten!!! … Continue reading

Things that make me smile: The Power ofMe

Quick, positive post. Yesterday, I ran 3 miles in an obstacle run called Lozilu (see pre-mud photo below) In the evening, I did a pole dancing class for a friend’s birthday. (No photo of me for that one). And this morning I ran 7 miles with hills and heat. Normally the activities of yesterday alone … Continue reading

Half Marathon Update #7: DONE

Half Marathon Update #7: DONE

Six months of training came down to three hours yesterday. I MADE IT!!! I’m getting teary just writing this post. I finished my first half marathon and it was a labor of love I tell ya. Here are a few conclusions that I have made about this experience. What I like about the training: the … Continue reading

Half Marathon Update #6

Well the countdown has begun. In 10 days I will be running my very first half marathon. It has been a long road to get to this day. I did 11.5 miles on Sunday. I didn’t mind the distance but UGGGGHHHHHH my period was beginning and that just jacked the whole thing up. My body … Continue reading

Run FOR Boston, Not FROM Fear

Run FOR Boston, Not FROM Fear

So as I write this post, a tragedy is being relived, reconstructed, and revisited in Boston, Massachutes. For those of you who are not regular readers of my blog, note that I am a runner. I run races all the time. So when I heard about what happened in Boston, I truly was struck. Why … Continue reading

Half Marathon Update #4

“Success is not measured by where you are in life, but the obstacles you’ve over come” -Booker T. Washington My children found this picture in our family photo basket a couple of weeks ago. WOOOOOO!!!!!  You may not like what I say about myself here but I was a real porker in 2002. I had … Continue reading

Half Marathon Update #3

Half Marathon Update #3

Guess who is doing her thang on the road to the Zooma Half Marathon in Annapolis? ME BABY!!! I am happy to report that on this day, the first day of the fifth week of my training I have hit a milestone. I ran seven miles. Never been done before. I also hit another milestone. … Continue reading