Grandma’s Marathon Recap

Wow!! I knew the marathon would be hard, but my body was not expecting that!! I don't want to scare anyone from doing a marathon, but that had to be the most difficult race I've done so far!! But I did finish, and my New Year's resolution has been accomplished!! First off, I am sure most people want to know how I did, so here's a breakdown of my stats. My official (chip) time was 3:42.12. My average pace per…

Last Thoughts Before Grandma’s

The big day is almost here! Yesterday morning I did my last training run before the marathon. It is a lot warmer in Minnesota, so I was quite sweaty when I returned. . . .but I liked it!! I didn't know how much I enjoyed the heat until it was gone. Sorry about the lack of posts and pictures. My parent's Internet is far too slow for me to upload pictures without losing my mind. (And Craig and I thought…

Running Shorts

Tonight I fly back to Minnesota for two weeks!! I am excited to see friends and family again--and hopefully soak up some warmer weather!! I have a lot of things already planned, so I am sure the time will go by quickly. Plus I can't forget about my marathon on Saturday in Duluth! This morning began with a bowl of "overnight oats." Last night, I assembled my breakfast and stuck it in the fridge. Then this morning, all I had to…