10413 total / 1008 in 2016

2015 was about speed, but 2016 is distance and fun: I'm running the Boston Marathon in April & my first ultra in June! Still hoping to do the splits again.

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  • 21 miles
  • 04:35 time
  • 2179 calories
  • 6 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. Shared Photo

    I'll be looking at this view for possibly 8 hours in June.... It could be worse. :-)

  2. Shared Photo

    • J J
      J J

      Beautiful area Kim!!!

      about 5 hours ago Like

  3. Shared Photo

    From my run today

  4. FIT
    Anytime Fitness 00:20

    I wasn't going to go, but I had to drive by it any way, so I stopped in for a short upper body workout. I definitely NEED to work out my upper body, but because it is not easy or fun for me, ... read more

  5. RUN
    Cofrin Arboretum Trail 4.85 mi 00:52 10:48 pace

    I ran one loop of the Titletown Ultra course. I LOVED IT. I might not love it when I run 7 loops of it in June, but one loop was great. I took my time since I was trying not to get lost (failed)... read more

    • Mike K
      Mike K

      Nice running! Sounds like fun.

      about 14 hours ago Like1 person

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    • Kim B.
      Kim B.

      Luna - I thought of that! I rarely do any distance race more than once, because part of the allure for me is to get to run someplace fresh and new. It's not all that easy for me to get out there (right now it is due to the lack of work thing) so I guess that's a good thing. It gave me some confidence though. This is new territory for me and that's always a bit scary.

      about 6 hours ago Like

    • J J
      J J

      Kim the Ultra I did was point to point 31mi.. isolated... yours you can have some drop bags ready,change some socks, ditch your rain gear if you need to , have Matt pit crew you on your loops! Sounds awesome to me!!

      about 4 hours ago Like

  6. walk
    Cooper Walk 2.08 mi 00:36 17:12 pace

    We found a BIG toad...

  7. RUN
    Road 4.07 mi 00:52 12:47 pace

    I ran with Matt this morning. Now that the days are getting longer, we might be able to do this sometimes. He typically does his cardio early at the gym, other than on the weekends. Last summer,... read more

    • Wanda

      Nice run Kim! The shift from how fast you go to time on your feet is a hard one to adjust to. Considering we mostly run for time it is harder to shift the focus to just "finishing" the longer miles. You'll get it and you'll ROCK the Ultra!! :)

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Diane V.
      Diane V.

      I think it's great that you two get to spend time on your feet together! Nice 4!

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Ben K.

      What goal are you working towards with the walking...the ultra or doing the splits? You know, I cut back a bit on my calories and it seemed to knock me out too. I didn't think about the correlation between food and energy. It's obvious, but I just didn't think of it.

      about 24 hours ago Like1 person

    • Kim B.
      Kim B.

      He's doing great on this diet in terms of strength gains, but it's horrible for running. He's a lifter that runs sometimes, so he's getting out of it what he should, but he gets frustrated when he runs now. I told him he needs to tweak his diet a little around the days he runs. I think he'd be good then!

      about 18 hours ago Like

  8. FIT
    Yoga and foam rolling 00:15:00

    Just a lot of little spots on my legs that don't feel awesome.

  9. RUN
    Road 10.22 mi 01:39 09:42 pace

    A little faster than I intended. I inserted a few seconds of walking here and there to slow my pace a bit. I'll be doing that come race day anyhow!

    37 degrees, sunny, very little wind.

    Hav... read more

    • Jesse H.
      Jesse H.

      Nice run and pace! Kim

      2 days ago Like1 person

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    • Luna

      great run, Kim!

      1 day ago Like1 person

    • Kim B.
      Kim B.

      Gary- still some of the sciatica/piriformis/crud going on. Running doesn't seem to make it worse though. I've been sitting on a tennis ball when I am in the car. Doesn't feel great while I do it, but it feels better after. Otherwise it realllly hurts to get up after sitting!

      1 day ago Like

  10. FIT
    Anytime Fitness 00:30

    25 lb kettlebell: 30 each sumo squats, around the world, figure 8s
    10 lb medicine ball: 30 halos
    Glute isolator, each leg: 5x12 (15 lbs)
    Leg sled, single leg, each leg: 5x12 (40 lbs)
    Leg sled, bo... read more

  11. FIT
    Anytime Fitness - Rower 4.55 mi 00:45 09:53 pace

    7324 meters, 10/10 resistance.

    I got a new follower on Twitter a couple of days ago. It is UltraFinishers. They have a series of podcasts that focus on "normal" ultra runners, rather t... read more

  12. FIT
    Yoga 00:25

    More yoga and stretching, foam rolling.

  13. walk
    Cooper Walk 1.23 mi 00:22 18:02 pace

    Windier at home out in the open!

  14. RUN
    Mountain Bay Trail 8.08 mi 01:20 09:52 pace

    I ran out here this morning with Matt. I've been lucky enough to run here three times this week.... one good thing about not working much (which isn't good, and I hope ends soon). Matt ... read more

    • Sue R.
      Sue R.

      Awww!! to bad Cooper wasn't with you to meet Eddie!

      4 days ago Like1 person

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    • Luna

      lovely run, Kim!!Enjoy your runs while you can, there will be a time when work picks up and it will be more difficult... sayin that aloud for myself as well :-) 36 sounds like... big fluffy thing ;-)

      2 days ago Like1 person

    • Kim B.
      Kim B.

      Oh I know ---- it's the one good thing about the no work thing. I got out on this trail 3 times in one week. Typically it's only once!

      1 day ago Like

  15. FIT
    Yoga 00:20

    Rolling and stretching and pigeon-ing

  16. walk
    Cooper walk 1.42 mi 00:24 16:47 pace

    Have a happy Friday!

  17. RUN
    Road 4.11 mi 00:39 09:27 pace

    While waiting for the GPS to connect, I watched 7 deer in the field across from my house and listened to the turkeys gobble. Love is in the air!

  18. FIT
    Anytime Fitness: Yoga 00:15:00

    The guy who pulled up the mat next to me somehow made yoga stressful. Just a lot of grunting and jumping around, even though he was doing yoga, too.

    Renewed our membership here for 2 more years....

    • Laura A.
      Laura A.

      Maybe he's new and will figure it out eventually.

      6 days ago Like1 person

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    • Kim B.
      Kim B.

      I like doing a little something after I'm done at the gym, but mostly it's at home. A lot of time's the studio/classroom is empty and I go in there, but the gym was pretty quiet so I grabbed a corner. It WAS quiet. This is the same guy who runs on the treadmill for 3 minutes and has to jump off and run to the bathroom. It's not necessarily funny (it happens!) but it happens EVERY time. I call him the Guy Who Poops on the Treadmill.

      6 days ago Like2 people

    • J J
      J J

      Hey Kimmy! Maybe I'll make you a big Monkey stick for your gym!!!! :D

      5 days ago Like1 person

  19. FIT
    Anytime Fitness 00:40

    Leg sled: Single leg, each leg: 1x12 (40), 3x12 (60), 1x12 (80)
    Leg sled: both legs: 2x12 (80), 2x12 (100), 1x12 (120)
    Knee stabilizers: each leg, all 4 directions: 1x15 (15 lbs)
    Assisted chin-ups... read more