6791 total / 593 in 2015

In 2014 I vow to race less and with fewer injuries. Going to set 2 lofty goals only: 1/2 marathon in under 2 hours and full marathon in under 5 hours.

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  • 9 miles
  • 00:30 time
  • 301 calories
  • 2 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. VELO
    good 8.16 mi 00:30 16.3mph pace

    Some cycle time during the storm while I watched Bachelorette. Finished with a plank & 30 weak ass push-ups.

    • Rebel Run Girl

      Bari, I fell off the wagon with the push-ups. I bet I can't even do 5. I had some really great muscles going...all gone now. Nice ride!!

      about 10 hours ago Like1 person

  2. RUN
    1 mi

    Walked with the band during the parade (so maybe 1/2 a mile) then we got home just as it started raining, so no yard work. Went for a mile run instead. Was wearing my old mizuno elixirs and I felt ... read more

  3. RUN
    good Saturday "long" run 5 mi 00:56 11:15 pace

    This run felt ok until about mile 3. Then I died. I hope my body figures out this low carb thing soon or I'm only going to be able to run 3 miles at a time. Even the first 3 wasn't grea... read more

    • Rebel Run Girl

      Congrats for getting it done on low fuel. Fat adaptation is very gradual. You might be miserable for a long time. Why not add a really tiny something on the run, like a small diabetic wafer. Even the Elite fat-adapted athletes add a little carb fuel when they need it. Tiny amounts, just a taste is often enough to avoid big blood sugar dips. Did you have anything prior to the run? Your post reminds me...I forgot to report the two marshmallows Danielle forced on me mid-run this morning.

      4 days ago Like

    • Bari F.
      Bari F.

      I actually ate something - a piece of broccoli & ham quiche because I woke up starving. Almost no carbs in that though.

      4 days ago Like1 person

    • John H.
      John H.

      I've heard the low carb is super tough to get used to for runners. Nice 5!

      4 days ago Like

    • Erin C.
      Erin C.

      That would be tough. What about dates? Not sure where those fall carb-wise, but I love fueling with those.

      4 days ago Like

  4. walk
    good 3.2 mi 00:54 16:52 pace

    Just burning some calories before I start a day's worth of house cleaning and landscaping. Walk was ok. I thought I was walking at a good clip but I guess not.

  5. RUN
    great North instead of South 2.9 mi 00:29 10:00 pace

    A bit disappointed that this route is short, especially after I came home and saw the clock said 29 minutes. Oh well. Did 1/2 mile WU and CD with roughly 2 miles of telephone pole fartleks. Fini... read more

  6. FIT
    good 00:30

    2 NTC workouts. Arm definer and some butt buster thing. Damn, I've lost a lot of strength. This kicked my butt.

  7. RUN
    alright 3.2 mi 00:36 11:15 pace

    First the good news: the Newton Fate (today with my orthotic) is a great shoe - my feet felt good during the run and while my achilles bitched the whole time, it never got any worse. Now the not so... read more

    • Nicki

      I think I would have given anything for wind this morning. It was so still it was scary.

      8 days ago Like

    • John H.
      John H.

      It was warm! That always makes it tougher. Nice work getting it done.

      8 days ago Like

  8. RUN
    great 3.2 mi 00:32 10:00 pace

    This morning I slept in and then I got up and ran because I wanted to, not because I needed to. It was in the mid-60s with 90% humidity but I didn't care. I just ran hard, said "hi"... read more

  9. swim
    good Sorta 00:15:00

    Hip is still very sore from Saturday (mega sad face) so I did some light kicking and floating in the warmer family pool for 15 minutes, plus some stretching, then a 5 min "run" in the wat... read more

  10. Race report from Saturday's 25k. I'm stupid sore today but I guess that means I left it all out there. Was really hoping for decent weather this afternoon so I could try to walk out some ... read more

    • Barb

      So happy you surprised yourself and snuck in under your time limit. Congrats on another 25K - that's an impressive distance!

      16 days ago Like1 person

    • John H.
      John H.

      Great work on Saturday. Tough conditions were no match for a tough competitor!

      16 days ago Like1 person

  11. RUN
    great 15.5 mi 03:00 11:36 pace

    Rain, humidity, injuries & I still squeezed out a sub-3 hour finish at the 5/3 River Bank Run 25k. I didn't even want to run this last night & had very low hopes this morning. But...I ... read more

  12. RUN
    injured Asics Cumulus test run 3.2 mi 00:36 11:06 pace

    I wasn't expecting a miracle, but I was expecting these new shoes to feel better than my Newtons. At the very least, the 10mm drop should have been easier on my calves than the 5mm I get btwn... read more

    • Jax Joe
      Jax Joe

      Don't expect the achilles to suddenly stop hurting. It is damaged. Changing shoes will not heal it. The extra drop may give it a chance to heal over time. That's what I'm hoping for when I switch shoes.

      I suggest staying in your newtons for the race. That's what you're used to. You don't want to work your muscles differently for a 25K.

      20 days ago Like

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    • Lorrie B.
      Lorrie B.

      What brand shoe I use new balence

      19 days ago Like

    • Bari F.
      Bari F.

      My running shoes are 7.5 & 8s.

      18 days ago Like

  13. FIT

    I have an achilles with an identity crisis. It thinks it's another bodypart that starts with ass and ends with hole. Decided after getting ready to do my burpees this morning that I'm g... read more

  14. walk
    injured 2 mi

    Walked to AT&T to get my phone fixed. Achilles is not feeling right at all. Saturday is going to hurt.

  15. FIT
    more effing burpees

    30 more done. I'm caught up.

  16. FIT
    Burpees round 1

    Got 30 done this morning. Since I forgot yesterday, I owe 30 more later today.

  17. walk
    good Enjoying the morning 5.2 mi

    Took the long way to sbux.

  18. FIT

    Burpees x 30

  19. RUN
    good 8 mi 01:29 11:07 pace

    Ran after work today & it was sorta rough. 70+ degrees & I ended up drinking 2 1/2 bottles of water during the run. Ran most of the first mile then switched to 5:30 runs / :30 walks. Achill... read more

  20. FIT
    Morning work

    Today started a burpees challenge. 30 burpees a day for 30 days. Got mine in this morning as 15-15. I'm probably doing a "level 2" burpee - adding the jump but not the push-up yet.... read more