Running Fiesta

Writing and running in Austin, TX.

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Sometimes You Get TOO Motivated

Yes, I know, it’s been forever since I updated. Contrary to popular belief, I have not in fact stopped running. I just took a temporary break from blogging about running. … Continue reading

October 9, 2009 · Leave a comment

I’ve Been Stood Up!

Today’s Workout: 3.5 mile run/walkTime: 45 minutesDays to Marathon: 85 Today was going to be a tough run. I had signed up for the Austin Bat Run 5K, and I … Continue reading

August 22, 2009 · 1 Comment

Halfway There

Workout (from Saturday): Run, 13 milesTime: 3 hoursDays to marathon: 92 Once again, Saturday’s long run was the longest yet – 13 miles. Effectively a half marathon. In a lot … Continue reading

August 19, 2009 · 1 Comment

Last Week’s Workouts

I know, I know. I’ve gotten lazy. Or life’s gotten busy. Hard to say which =) Anyway, here’s a summary of last week. Sunday, 8/3/09 Rest!!!Days to marathon: 105 Monday, … Continue reading

August 12, 2009 · Leave a comment

Running Alone with a Few Hundred Texans

Workout: Long run/walk, 11 miles Time: 2.5 hours Days to marathon: 106 There’s no sugar-coating it; Saturday’s run was tough. I decided to play it safe knee-wise and head down … Continue reading

August 1, 2009 · Leave a comment

Thursday and Friday Workouts

Thursday, 7/30: Workout: Run/walk, 4 milesTime: 50 minutesDays to marathon: 108 I was playing hopscotch with the garbage truck. Gross. Friday, 7/31: Workout: RestTime: N/ADays to marathon: 107 A rare … Continue reading

August 1, 2009 · 1 Comment

Caught Slacking

Today’s workout: Elliptical (Level 5), Strength Training, Soccer (mid-field)Time: 2 hours (total)Days to marathon: 109 My mom left a message on my phone today asking if something was wrong with … Continue reading

July 30, 2009 · Leave a comment

Planning for 26.2

Today’s workout: Run/Walk, 4 milesTime: 45 minutesDays to marathon: 110 It occurred to me that while my day-to-day running life is endlessly fascinating, some of the information I’m throwing up … Continue reading

July 28, 2009 · Leave a comment

There’s Good Sore and Bad Sore

I spent two years bouncing from one PT to the next trying to “fix” my IT Band issues, so I guess it’s normal that I’m hyper-sensitive to pain in my … Continue reading

July 22, 2009 · Leave a comment