Starting the Year off with Balance

Today’s run objective: run an easy 4.5 miles. Definition of easy: 45 – 60 seconds slower than my half marathon goal race pace. Number translation: 9:30-9:45 minute mile pace. This run was going to be hard. My legs were feeling fresh from a rest day. I was ready to run. Go slow, go slow, goContinue reading “Starting the Year off with Balance”

Two months and counting

Two months from today is the Richmond marathon. For the first time since I’ve committed to running it, I feel confident that it will be a successful race for me. Before this weekend’s long run, I’ve wondered, doubted and questioned if I’d be ready to run. My hip injury and the summer heat have beenContinue reading “Two months and counting”