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Month: December 2012

2012 – A Look Back

2012 – A Look Back

After the Highlights of 2012 post, I still wanted to do a month-by-month recap of the year. (Although I realize that the only person interested in reading this would be me 🙂 )January: Where I start the Year with a Bang What could be a better start than a PR on Jan 1st? 32:53, that I never imagined of since I was aiming for 34:XX. A 4+ minute PR from last year. I went on to another 5k PR of…

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Highlights of 2012

Highlights of 2012

December and end of the year means – summing up experiences!! I am taking Ms. Zippy’s Q & A for easy answering (I will be doing a month-by-month recap later). Best Race Experience – This would be a tie between Resolution Run 5k (32:53 4+ min PR) and New Orleans Marathon (5:46 30min PR). The 5k gave me confidence of what was possible, and the Marathon was the result of dedicated training and the perfect execution of a great strategy. Best Run…

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Staying Fit and Healthy during the Holidays

Staying Fit and Healthy during the Holidays

With all the goodies and treats that float around, the enticements in the stores, the endless holiday parties, traveling to visit family, not to mention the craze of shopping, how do you hold on to some sanity and fitness during the season? Get the little things out of the way Online Shopping – I LOVE shopping, but recently shopping for someone else stresses me out. I can’t seem to find everything in one store and end up driving around 2…

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What’s on Santa’s List?

What’s on Santa’s List?

What! Another Christmas gift guide for runners that almost every blogger is writing about?  Yes, sorry. ‘Tis the season of gift giving and you never know what novelty you will find.  Like this Oiselle ‘Fly’ Necklace that has been mentioned in atleast 3 other gift lists. Even though I shop and love Oiselle, I had never looked at necklaces at their site before.  I’m also sharing items from my wishlist/gift list here in the hope that my Santa stumbles on…

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