Race Goals
Goals

Race Goals: “ABC” or just an “A”?

Over a recent conversation with Coach Mike, he mentioned that part of racing is learning how not to quit. That made me think of races and goals. (This is more of a rambling thinking out aloud post than a definitive answer post).  Race Goals –  A ton of what I’ve read and been advised is to have…

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Consistency – Back to Basics Training

It is not yet January , the time for goals and resolutions. But I have my goal picked out for this season and I’m going to treat the next 5 months as a “mini-year” with goals, resolutions and check points! I have a SMART goal (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Time-based) –  for a marathon that…

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What’s Next? Post Little Rock Marathon

Now that I have successfully gotten through my goal of finishing Little Rock Marathon, what’s next in store for me?  I had gone into the race pretty burnt out with running and frustrated with the forced pace changed in the past 4 months. I came out having rediscovered my running mojo and looking for what…

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The 5:5:5 Challenge

As runners we need some motivation to keep us going when we are in a rut, when we are injured, when we need to show some TLC to our body, or just for some variety. I started this 5:5:5 last year around the holiday season last year to keep me going strong through to my…