Hey everyone! I am back after a much longer holiday break than I had anticipated. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and is on track to smash some serious goals in 2017! On January 1st I signed up for the Detroit Free Press FULL Marathon! This will be my first ever marathon and… Continue reading A new year to smash some goals.
Friday Friday marked my first run since running my half marathon on October 16th. My plan was to take a month off to focus on strength training, and I took a little longer. On Friday I went shopping for some cold weather running gear and came home with two Nike long sleeves; one warm, and… Continue reading Back after a running Hiatus!
I’ve just signed up for the Back to the Beach half marathon at Stony Creek Metropark. The race is on May 21, 2017. This will be my 2nd half and I hope to complete my first FULL marathon in 2017 as well. I’m not into new years resolutions. What I am into is making goals.… Continue reading Not a new year resolution, but my goals for 2017.
There is nothing more motivating than signing up for a half marathon. When I had signed up for the half marathon in April of this year, I had never ran more than 5 miles. I can honestly say I would not have ran a half marathon if I would have waited until I was ‘ready’. … Continue reading 13.1 things I learned while training for and running a half marathon
I am disappointed in myself for not keeping up with my blog when training for my first half marathon. On October 16 2016 I ran my first EVER half- marathon. I had originally planned to write about my training on this blog, but life happened and I got really busy. I honestly forgot! I stayed… Continue reading Dreaming of 26.2
Monday: Rest Day. Pretty convenient that I started my half marathon training plan on rest day, don’t you think? I went to the gym and did abs and shoulders. Hansons Half training does not incorporate cross or strength training into their plan, but I plan to as often as I can. I figure it will get… Continue reading 1/2 Marathon Training week 2/18
I’ve had a bit of a gap in my blog these past few weeks. I took a vacation to Chicago (my first time, yay!) and I just moved apartments. Last I wrote, I was in the process of completing a training program for my first 10k race. With a bit of bumps in the road… Continue reading 10K Goal Completed!
According to NikePlus Coach, today was “Up the Ante” week, and that is exactly what I did. Sunday was a 4 mile HIIT run, alternating between running and walking every two minutes. It was 25F and raining (welcome to Michigan) so I did this run inside on the treadmill. Training runs such as these are actually… Continue reading Week 4/8 of 10K training
Hello fellow runners! My name is Baylie and today I did something that marks the beginning of a great adventure… I signed up for my FIRST HALF MARATHON! If you are anything like me, this in and of itself is a huge battle. As I stared at the screen stating $106.00, I thought to myself… Continue reading Dreams of Running a Half Marathon