When I first started running, I was fit into a traditional pair of Saucony running shoes. They had a high arch to offset my over pronating feet. They were good shoes, but as I improved, lost weight, read and learned about running, I started transitioning into a mid-forefoot strike. These first shoes helped me learn … Continue reading The Answer is Yes!
I really REALLY do not like the treadmill. I often refer to it as the dreadmill. It's great for speed training and blah, blah, rains a lot, blah, blah, blah. I don't care. I like to feel the road (or dirt, or gravel, or grass) beneath my feet. Perhaps it's because I fell in love … Continue reading The Run That Wasn’t
It seems only fitting that I run a race on the anniversary of my very first. One year ago today my intentional fitness journey began. I had always wanted to do a 5k "someday". Then I met Katy. Katy "talked me into" doing the Ford Island Bridge Run 10k. Well, why not? And she even … Continue reading One year ago
I went for my first run today since the marathon and I have to admit, I was a little bit nervous. During the marathon I had such crazy pains in my ankles, calves and knees that I think I was a little fearful that it would take so long to recover that I'd basically have … Continue reading The First Run….After