Weekly Running Report.

Hi, hey and hello! Hope you had a wonderful weekend!! Let’s recap some weekly miles, shall we? I was able to get in just over 71 miles of running last week, including the Rock n Roll San Antonio half marathon! Let’s see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 8.12 miles before the busy work day. Last week was fairly warmer and a tad on the humid side! It kinda felt like springtime which was pleasant. But we are back to some cooler temps this week so I am super pumped for cooler running leading up to this race! Woot woot.

Monday PM- 2.32 miles. Quick warm up before gym.

Tuesday AM- 11.15 miles with the Irving Running Club. I host the early group during the work week. Sometimes it can be hit or miss but lately there have been some stronger runners in the mix. I love me some dedicated morning running peeps.

Tuesday PM- 3.02 evening miles before teaching a spin class. Just warming up the legs after the long day. It has been super dark out after work!! It’s so funny because 6 pm rolls around and it feels like midnight?

Wednesday AM- 8.1 hump day miles. Gotta love solo moving meditation.

Wednesday PM- 3.22 evening miles with some speedy strides thrown in. Felt good to go faster.

Thursday AM- 11.37 run club miles. I started early with one of the gals and we finished up with the group.

Thursday PM- 3.2 quick miles around the park. Had some time to kill.

Friday- Normally my rest day, but since I knew I’d be traveling on Saturday I did a quick run before I hit the road to San Antonio. 7.12 miles done.

Saturday- REST DAY. Road trippin’ to SA! It’s around 4 hours and some change give or take of a drive without crazy traffic. I stayed at the most wonderful AirBnB. I tell you what I have been SO spoiled with AirBnB in the last few trips, I don’t think I’ll ever stay at a hotel again. Fresh Trader Joe’s Coffee and a french press for the win. They know the way to my heart.

Sunday- Race day! Woke up, had some of that incredible coffee and made my way to the Alamodome! Truthfully this race was just a quick tune up for next weekend’s race. (And thanks to Brooks Running for the comped entry) I felt super good the whole way through despite the fact that it rained pretty steadily towards the back half! BMW Dallas Marathon I am ready for you.

13.1 done plus the quarter mile that I ran back to the car. HA. You know I had to record all of it.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Have you stayed at an AirBnB? How did you like it?! 

Weekly Running Report.

Hope you had a long & luxurious Thanksgiving weekend!! Mine was quite wonderful…so much that I almost did not want it to end. But hey, new week and back on that grind! I was able to get some awesome miles in last week. Just over 85 total! Let’s see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 8.12 early solo miles. Again, Mondays are always slow moving after a fun filled weekend but I never regret knocking out some morning miles.

Monday PM- 4.22 miles before the gym. It has been SUPER dark in the evenings! But the ultra runner in me loves running in the darkness. Just a quick warm up before the gym.

Tuesday AM- 11.16 miles with the run club. We had a few mornings last week that were quite chilly and then things warmed up after Thanksgiving. But I absolutely choose chilly miles over anything else for running. It really felt like fall.

Tuesday PM- 2.33 mile warm up before teaching a spin class on some tired legs.

Wednesday AM- 7.23 hump day miles around the lake. I love me some morning people watching.

Wednesday PM- 4.32 miles after the long and busy work day. Hashtag stress relief.

Thursday- 15.35 Thanksgiving miles. I had to get a good burn in before turkey and my version of adult Thanksgiving punch! I made a fantastic concoction with fresh cranberries, sliced pears and apples. So much YUM.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday AM- 16.11 miles with WRRC. They are some strong runners so I was just trying to keep up. Fantastic long run though I have to say.

Saturday PM- 6.21 easy sunset miles by the lake in the evening.

Sunday- 10.22 miles in the sunshine. The weather was so nice and pleasant out. Perfect patio weather.

How was your weekend and Thanksgiving? Did you make any special dishes?

Weekly Running Report.

Happy Monday and Thanksgiving week to you! I am here to share some of last week’s running workouts with you. I was able to get in just over 83 miles last week! Let’s see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 8.13 miles cranking it out on a Monday. I always feel better when this run is over. Granted, this is probably the toughest run I do all week since I do lots of back to back workouts on the weekends. But the body always feels good when it’s done.

Monday PM- 2.22 mile warm up before teaching a class at the gym. I listened to a Nike running mix I found on Spotify and it got me goin.

Tuesday AM- 10.03 miles with the run club. We had a decent turn out on Tuesday. It has been so hit or miss but the running group is still going strong.

Tuesday PM- 4.12 miles with some strides thrown in. I’m going to have to start doing some more speedy shorter runs leading up to the BMW Dallas Marathon. It is approaching fast! Can’t wait.

Wednesday AM- 8.22 uneventful solo hump day miles. At least there’s always a great view by the lake.

Wednesday PM- 3.03 miles, 7:30 something pace to kill time after work. I had a little work stress to burn off.

Thursday AM- Back with the run club. 10.11 miles done mostly solo since we only had a couple folks show up. I do a shorter route with them and then continue on my own.

Thursday PM- 4.32 miles after the gym. On some tired legs. I was ready for a rest day after doing a bit of a run streak last week.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday- 23.03 miles with WRRC. This was a great confidence booster type of run for me. Those miles actually flew by since we were chatting and having fun the whole time. Love it.

Sunday- 10.07 lunch miles after sleeping in a bit. Which was glorious. Loved running in the sunshine.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Any races coming up?
Rock n Roll San Antonio half and the BMW Dallas Marathon.

Weekly Running Report.

Hi there and happy Monday to you! Hope your weekend was filled with great fun! I’m here to recap my running workouts from last week. Let’s get right on to it!

Monday AM- 8.22 solo miles in the a.m. Last week it was rather fall-like, weather wise. I was absolutely loving it! The change in daylight savings has really been working in my favor too, as a morning runner.

Monday PM- 4.15 miles before teaching spin. Since the time change of my class (from 5:45 to 6:30) it leaves me a little more time to get a warm up in. I park right at the gym, go for a quick jaunt and then head on over. Works out perfect.

Tuesday AM- 11.22 miles back with the run club crew. We have already seen a few early morning runners fall off the wagon. But there are still a dedicated few that like to link up with the group for some crack of dawn miles.

Tuesday PM- 4.03 miles with a few speedy strides thrown in. I always for some reason feel faster towards the middle of the work week. So I try to do my speedier stuff on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays.

Wednesday AM- 8.25 super early hump day miles. I had a dentist appointment at 7 AM (ugh) so it had to be done. Feels good to get it out of the way though before the busy day.

Wednesday PM- 4.31 double day miles after the long work day. I got caught up on my fave pop culture podcast and just got it done.

Thursday AM- 10.26 miles with the run club. I had a flat tire that morning! HAHA. Gotta love being a grown up. Thankfully the tire store was right next door, it turned out that I needed 2 new front tires. So I got that done and felt all productive and ish.

Thursday PM- 2.22 warm up miles before gym with speedy sides thrown in again. It felt good to go faster after kind of a crazy start to the morning and then the long work day.

Friday- 8.12 miles, running on my rest day. I felt good this week so thought it would be a good week for a streak.

Saturday AM- 20.05 miles with the White Rock Running Co-Op. Great run with socializing and mimosas at the Taco Joint after.

Saturday PM- 4.22 evening miles before date night. Nice & easy sorta recovery run.

Sunday- 15.27 miles to hit my 100 for the week. Woo freakin’ hoo.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Anyone have a fun race or (races) coming up?

Weekly Running Report.

Hello! Hope your Monday is going well. I’m here to recap some running workouts – I was able to get in just over 87 miles of running last week! So thankful for these strong legs of mine.

Let’s recap, shall we?!

Monday AM- 8.23 early miles. My legs were tired after the weekend workouts so I just made it happen. I tell you what it’s always easier once you get out the door.

Monday PM- 4.12 miles before teaching a class at the gym. I just park at the gym now and go run. Lately I’ve been playing Dora the Explorer and I found a new to me pretty route nearby! Love when that happens.

Tuesday- 10.35 miles on Halloween! We had a nice turnout for the run club. It’s starting to be that time of year where people fall off for the morning runs that I host, so I’m glad we have a few dedicated folks that still like to run early in the fall and winter.

Wednesday AM- 8.33 solo miles in the ‘hood. It was fun since I live in a young/professional city type area things are always bustling even at 5 a.m. I even saw some boot campers getting after it.

Wednesday PM- 4.12 sunset miles on double run day before watching a bit of the World Series with a good friend. Yay for the Astros!

Thursday AM- 14.05 early miles back with the run club again. I got an early head start and then finished up with them. The sunrise was stunning that morning.

Thursday PM- 3.05 miles before teaching back at the gym. Just warming up the legs from the long work day.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday AM- 16 miles and some change back with the White Rock Running Co-op. I like running with this group because they push me, they are very supportive of one another and they just are laid back and like to have fun! I kind of look forward to my Saturdays running with them now. We run early, done by 9 am or so…then everyone goes to the Taco Joint for mimosas and breakfast tacos. I have not tried the tacos yet, but you’d better believe I had myself a mimosa post run. Cheers.

Saturday PM- 4.12 miles in the early evening, it was already pretty dark out even at 7:30 pm or so. The people watching was on point.

Sunday- 14.14 morning miles over by the golf course with some hill work thrown in. Temps were actually in the 90s yesterday with lots of humidity. I think we will be back to some fall temps this week though.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Tell me about your upcoming marathons!

Weekly Running Report.

Happy Monday! Hope your week is getting off to a great start. I’m here to review last week’s running workouts! I was able to get in just over 80 miles of running last week. Feeling good feeling great! Let’s see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 8.32 relaxed early miles before a busy day. Things were starting to cool off just a bit last week. Finally, fall running weather. I just love it.

Monday PM- Quick 4.03 miles before the gym. Just getting the legs warmed up again before teaching a class. You’d be surprised at what a difference it makes.

Tuesday AM- 8.62 early miles with the Irving Running Club early crew. Love this crazy group of people.

Tuesday PM- 3.32 miles just killing time before teaching yet another class. Felt good to run with the sunshine again.

Wednesday AM- 8.13 miles in the morning. I was clearly feeling the number 8 for the morning runs. Just call me butter because I’m on a roll (best joke ever, go ahead laugh, you want to)

Wednesday PM- 3.21 miles after work, 7:37 pace. As it gets cooler I’m definitely planning on throwing in more strides and tempo runs. Felt good to feel good running 7 minute miles again.

Thursday AM- 11.32 miles back with the run club. I started early and then joined the group for the rest of the miles. Love getting double digit runs in during the work week so early in the a.m.

Thursday PM- 3.33 miles in the afternoon, pretty uneventful. I did a little bit of people watching in the park before the gym.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday- 18.05 miles with the White Rock Running Co-Op. I loved running with this group! They have quite a few folks in their club that have run Boston MANY times, so I enjoyed picking their brains a bit while we got some miles in.

Sunday- 12.12 Sunday miles after sleeping in. Oh yes, the sleeping in part was oh so glorious.

And there you have it!!

How was your weekend? How’s your running going?

Weekly Running Report.

I thought I’d put up a pic of me at the state of the art Dallas Cowboys practice facility (you must go, it is absolutely BEAUTIFUL) to celebrate the Cowboys winning yesterday!! Last week was also a WIN with weekly mileage. I was able to get in just over 91 miles of running last week!! Let’s recap and see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 7.23 sunny miles at lunchtime. We had off and on cooler and warmer temps last week (typical Texas fall temps) So I opted for the warmer miles. Felt good to knock it out.

Monday PM- 3.03 miles after teaching class at the gym. I wanted to get in just over 10 miles total for the day so just got it done.

Tuesday AM- 10.12 early miles with IRC. There’s kind of a speedy dude (when I say kind of, I mean sub 3 Boston marathoner. He’s a beast) that likes to do his recovery runs with us in the mornings. Works out great because we usually run 7-8 minute miles while talking the entire time and he tells stories. It’s kind of like morning story time hour. I just love it.

Tuesday PM- 4.13 easy miles before the gym. Just had some time to kill.

Wednesday AM- 8.22 solo miles in the morning. Thank you mother nature for giving us some cooler fall mornings FINALLY! It is about time that I finish a morning run and am not completely soaked from heat and humidity afterwards.

Wednesday PM- 3.03 tempo-ish miles before a friend’s birthday party that evening. Glass of vino earned.

Thursday AM- 11.03 miles back with the run club. Cotton candy skies are my favorite.

Thursday PM- 3.33 miles, quick cool down after teaching a class at gym.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday- I ran the Oktoberfest 50k that morning! I signed up randomly for this race after winning the Piney Woods 100k not long ago. So this race was clearly just for fun. And hello, for the festivities afterwards as well! I ended up placing top 3rd overall female (out of the 10 ladies who ran the race) and was not expecting that AT ALL.. So I’d have to say it was a good day. Recap to follow this week!

Sunday- 10.07 mies after sleeping in a bit. It actually felt so good to get the legs going back on the road again. Motion is lotion.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Did anyone run a road or trail RACE?!? Tell me all about it!!

Weekly Running Report.

Hi there! Hope you are having a great Monday so far. Let’s recap some miles, shall we?! I was able to get in a little over 80 miles of running last week! Let’s see how it all went down.

Monday AM- 7.11 lunchtime miles. I am enjoying the sunshine breaks on my lunch break. It was the most perfect day to be out and about. Still pretty tired from the runs over the weekend but I managed to get it all in.

Monday PM- 3.02 miles before teaching class at the gym. I needed a bit of an energy boost after a long day at the 9 to 5.

Tuesday AM- 10.06 miles after the early morning rain. It definitely cooled things off a bit and we had a nice sunrise.

Tuesday PM- 3.21 miles in the evening around the lake. Love running along the lake path.

Wednesday AM- Another 7.11 miles on hump day. Loving me some lunchtime runs lately.

Wednesday PM- 4.05 miles because I had time to kill in the afternoon since I wasn’t teaching a class.

Thursday AM- Back with my run club! IRC run and then some. I started this run early and then met up with the club. 11.2 miles done.

Thursday PM- Got off work a tad early, more time to kill. Running is clearly my happy hour. 4.31 miles in the PM.

Friday- Running on my rest day. 5.11 miles before kind of a crazy work day.

Saturday- 16.11 morning miles before a busy Saturday.

Went to the fair with my homegirl Natalie. It is our fall tradition. So much fun and so many people! But we had a great time people watching.

Sunday AM- 5.12 trail miles for breakfast. Love my trail run crew. They are like my 2nd family.

Sunday PM- 4.22 miles after taking a nap and straight chillin. Beautiful miles in the city loving the sunshine.

Oh and I finally made a trip to Trader Joe’s for my fall harvest blend tea. Hallelujah. The holiday tea collection begins. Now I need some Christmas tea.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? What is your favorite fall/Christmas/holiday beverage?

Weekly Running Report.

Happy Monday to you! Hope everyone had a marvelous weekend. I’m here to recap last week’s running – 75.3 miles last week! Let’s do a quick review on how it all went down.

Monday AM- 7.21 early miles. Last week was rather warm, can’t believe we still have temps in the high 90s in October! I am looking forward to cooler temps this coming week though. Should be just perfect for all of the the lovely fall festivals coming up.

Monday PM- 3.02 miles, warming up before teaching a class at the gym and getting a double run day in.

Tuesday AM- Back with the Irving Running Club crew. 10.15 miles total that morning. Love knocking it out early with my breakfast club.

Wednesday AM- 8.21 solo miles. The humidity was rather intense I must say. Legs were pretty tired too. A little residual tiredness left over from the 100k probably, ha. So this was some nice and easy miles.

Wednesday PM- 3.03 miles at lunch because it was simply a gorgeous day out. I’m trying to get all of the heat training in that I can before it cools off.

Thursday AM- Back with the run club. 10.27 miles and then some much needed coffee after. It started to cool off towards the end of the week though so this run wasn’t so intense and didn’t feel as much like a sauna. Nice easy relaxed pace.

Thursday PM- Quick 3.23 miles, killing time before I taught my spin class.

Friday- REST DAY

Saturday AM- 18 miles at White Rock Lake. Love doing loops around this lake. There are a few fall and winter races coming up for me so I’m working on building back up. I had a buddy meet me out there to join in for a few miles along my second loop. So nice to have a friend to chat with as the miles went by. There was also a race going on out there so I saw a few of my running friends from back in the day. Gotta love that. I felt good and really strong on this long run.

Saturday PM- I had an early dinner date so I decided to lay low and be low key on Saturday evening. Hey, plus that means more time to get some more miles in! 4.03 miles around my ‘hood. I really enjoyed this evening run after running long. Lots of folks out on the lake so I did some night time people watching.

Sunday- 8.11 miles before heading out to the new Dallas Cowboys practice/training facility! Guys, this place is absolutely gorgeous. Like if you come from out of town to visit me I am going to have to take you one day. They even have a Nike specialty store and the brand new gym is immaculate. I did a workout out there with the Dallas Fitness Ambassadors.

Then, of course refueled with mushroom flatbread with goat cheese and arugula. Oh my goodness. Heaven on a plate.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Who ran the CHICAGO MARATHON or another race?! If so, congratulations!!!

Weekly Running Report.

Hey there! Happiest of Mondays to you. I’m here to recap last week’s miles as well as some weekend fun! Hope you had a marvelous & relaxing weekend.

Let’s get to it!

Monday AM- 5.11 morning miles. Sleeping in was so glorious. Last week I was pretty beat all week long after running the 100k trail ultra. I guess running 62 miles on rough terrain will do that do ya. LOL.

Monday PM- 2.03 quick miles before I taught class at the gym. Testing out some sweet new kicks. I am absolutely loving the new Brooks Levitate.

Tuesday AM- 7.21 solo miles to the tune of a lovely sunrise. Best way to start the day.

Tuesday PM- 3.02 chill miles around the lake. Ending the day on a relaxing note.

Wednesday AM- 8.11 lunch time miles. It felt good to wait until the middle of the day to knock this one out. I’ve been missing running with the sun lately.

Wednesday PM- 3.21 miles with some strides thrown in, 7:58 pace. Finally starting to feel like myself again.

Thursday AM- 10.02 miles with the Irving Running Club. Spiced butter rum coffee afterwards was the true icing on the cake.

Thursday PM- 2.02 evening miles on some tired legs. The humidity was pretty thick last week too.

Friday- Typically a rest day for me, but I got in 5.11 very easy low key miles. Funny how running 5 miles seems like zero nowadays. Kind of like an active recovery day.

Saturday- 16.26 absolutely lovely long run miles. With my favorite clouds in the sky. It was a great day to be out and about. We had sunshiney weather all weekend long.

Sunday- 10.12 miles after sleeping in again. Running with the sun is always fun. It was almost 90 degrees again. Gotta love that in October, right?! I guess Texas still thinks it’s summer. Go home Texas, you’re drunk.

Good pool day though. I wrapped up Sunday chillaxin by the pool. Absolute heaven.

And there you have it!

How was your weekend? Did you get some chill time in?