Tag Archives: Marathon

Kentucky Derby Marathon Recap

Taper Time:  Last Long Run, 8 miles. The Norton Healthcare group met last Saturday for our last trek around Iroquois Park.  Race Expo: I went to the convention center on Thursday, so my marathon eve would be carefree.  I love the … Continue reading

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Kentucky Derby Marathon Training

Training for my 2nd marathon has come with its ups and downs.  I’ve had some great training runs and some barely making it runs.  The only goal I have for the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon is to finish strong.  In order … Continue reading

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Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend Birmingham, AL

Nylia and I ditched the sub 0° Kentucky temperatures and made our way to the Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend in Birmingham, Alabama.  The Mercedes-Benz events included a Regions Superhero 5K, full and half marathons, relay and a kid’s marathon. There was … Continue reading

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Falling into Place

New season = new bulletin board. Recent shoes added to the training rotation.   Gel Cirrus 33 Neon and Gel Nimbus 14.  Great mid week runs with 8:00 average paces.  I switched to evening runs and met my Mom for her … Continue reading

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1 Monkey Don’t Stop No Show

The running group has split into Saturday and Sunday runs to work around everyone’s schedules.   The goal is for each person to have at least one other person to run with.  I chose the Saturday group because I get more … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Foundation Swag

Hey Guys:  September is National Prostate Health Month so make sure you get screened.  ♥ Don’t be scurred and don’t go untreated!

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IRON MAN Louisville

Yesterday, the girls and I were finishing up the last mile of our 15 miler when we got a heads up about the practice swim for the Iron Man competition.   In unison, we agreed to detour to the Waterfront and … Continue reading

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MCM Training Updates

I’ve been quiet on the blog but noisy on the pavement preparing myself for this 26.2 mile journey.  I crossed paths with a fellow runner named Rhonda during the Johnny’s Memorial Race.  Later that evening she invited me to a … Continue reading

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My First Marathon

There is a saying that if your goals don’t scare you, they’re not big enough.  I find this saying to be true because ever since I made up my mind to run a marathon, I’ve been imagining the distance.  I … Continue reading

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