Yesterday, I registered for the Nashville Half Marathon. It is on my sister’s birthday, Nov 12. I plan to do mostly walking and a little running. I’ve looked up a few training programs to walking, like this Hal Higdon one. I think it’ll be totally doable. The Nashville Half has a time limit of 4… Continue reading Nashville Half Marathon A.K.A. Why Not??
Back a few months ago, I signed up for the Shade Tree Trot 5k. Apparently, I was the 20th person to sign up since my bib number was 20. Go go nerd! 🙂 Anyhoo, the race was this past Saturday (April 23). I didn’t really train for this one. I haven’t run in months thanks… Continue reading Shade Tree Trot 5k
Just wanted to share some pictures one of my running coaches had taken during our 8 weeks of training for the 5k! I had a blast and I am super excited to call myself a Nasty. The photos of the big group of people was this past Wednesday (August 5) when we were officially “inducted”… Continue reading East Nasty Potato to Tomato, 2015
It’s been awhile since I updated my blog with my running excursions. Mostly because I missed most of week 3. Whoops! I did Monday’s workout of week 3 and it was really hard. We did one of the hills and I had a hard time catching my breath. My heart and circulatory system sure did… Continue reading P2T5K: Weeks 3 & 4
Yesterday was the last workout of week 2 in the Potato 2 Tomato 5K Training program. It was ROUGH. We did a small hill, but it about got me. I was breathing so hard! I eventually got my breath back, though. I did a spin class on Friday morning and that make the Saturday run… Continue reading P2T5K: Week Two, Done!
At the Y Today was the second first time I went to the YMCA. I say “second first” because I tried it a couple years ago doing pilates and a weight class. Since I was a super beginner to fitness back then, I had a hard time keeping up with the classes. It was kinda… Continue reading First Time at the Y! & More
Today is the second Saturday of training for this couch to 5k training program, so that means I have completed the first week! I am pretty proud of myself for even going to the second training session. I’ve never run before and was pretty anxious. However, today has shown me that while it is hard,… Continue reading Potato to Tomato: Week 1 Done!