With the stress of wedding planning and finding a house It has been over a year since I have written out and truly followed a training plan! The last time I actually fully trained for a race was Dopey 2018…that’s not to say I haven’t done races since then but they were definitely not done… Continue reading Buffalo Half Marathon Training Weeks 1-3
Hello everyone! After a VERY very long hiatus, I am trying to jumpstart my blog again! Since I last posted there have been a lot of changes – new fitness job, marriage, a house and a dog! Instead of a gym, I now work at a boutique fitness studio in Buffalo, NY who specialize in… Continue reading Guess who’s back….back again
This is the second part of my recap of the 2017 Walt Disney World Marathon. To catch up and read part 1, click here. Race morning my alarm went off at about 3:10 AM and surprisingly I had gotten a fair amount of sleep despite the nerves creeping in! I got up and made sure… Continue reading Walt Disney World Marathon Race Recap – Part 2
I have been home from Disney for almost a month now so I figured it was time to recap my marathon(and get back to the blog too!). It was a whirlwind weekend so to simplify things I have split my recap into 2 separate posts. Let’s travel back to January 4th. I was finishing up… Continue reading Walt Disney World Marathon 2017 Race Recap – Part 1
On Friday, November 4th I ran Mickey’s Holiday 5K during the Wine & Dine Weekend at Disney World. Although I have done quite a few Disney 5Ks this one was new in that it was held in and around Animal Kingdom! (and it was Christmas themed). Because I had never done this particular race before,… Continue reading Mickey’s Holiday 5K – Race Recap
If you’re like me, you’ve been not so patiently checking the RunDisney website every day lately to see if the corrals and waivers for the upcoming Wine and Dine Weekend had been posted yet. Seeing as how the race is only 2 weeks away, I was getting anxious as to when they were going to… Continue reading Disney Wine and Dine Weekend Corrals Released!
Things are starting to pick up regarding training…so naturally everything else is picking up too regarding gym and studio stuff! Let’s backtrack to the weekend leading up to the beginning of week 6 – We had a group certification at my gym where we were getting certified to teach both IndoRow and Shockwave classes.… Continue reading WDW Marathon Training Recap – week 6
On Sunday I ran the inaugural Queen City Half Marathon in Buffalo, NY. There is an abundance of fall races in the Buffalo area every year, and while I had to miss one of my favorites (I have to find Sunday only races while my dance year is in session), I was happy to take… Continue reading Queen City Half Marathon Recap
Today’s blog post is all about the hunt to find the perfect pair of running shoes (aka your glass slippers). Years ago I wouldn’t pay too much attention to what shoes I ran in, usually if they were any type of Nike’s in a unique color combination it was fine by me. Last summer, I… Continue reading Finding the Glass Slipper
A few weekends ago I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the World Fitness Expo in Toronto, Canada. I attended with the owner of my gym and my running partner/coworker at the gym. For those of you who do not know what the World Fitness Expo is, it is a weekend where fitness… Continue reading World Fitness Expo Recap!