Miles:
5247 total / 1435 in 2014
Goal:

I want to run a lot. The goal is to train for a marathon but race multiple half marathons and MAYBE run a marathon at the end of 2014. Injury-free as always!

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  • 29 miles
  • 04:30 time
  • 3936 calories
  • 3 workouts
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Entries

  1. RUN
    Rocket City W13D3 20.01 mi 03:34 10:41 pace

    Gutted this one out alone. First 10 miles were easy and had to keep backing off on pace. Which was good because by mile 17 I was hurting - right foot arch hurt, ITB left hurt, hamstrings fatigued... read more

  2. RUN
    Rocket City W13D2 4 mi

    Canceled clinic today and stayed home with my mom who's in town visiting. Ran 4 on the treadmill. Foot felt fine.

  3. RUN
    Rocket City W13D1 5.22 mi 00:55 10:37 pace

    Everything is falling apart. My right foot (heel outside) starting hurting Saturday after the run. Pretty much hurt continuously all day Sunday/Monday/Tuesday although the pain had seemed to less... read more

    • Julia M.
      Julia M.

      oh man! I wonder what is going on!

      3 days ago Like

    • Sara S.
      Sara S.

      Oh no! Definitely check in with Todd. He will help you get this figured out. Hang in there, Maria.

      3 days ago Like

  4. RUN
    Rocket City W12D4 18.01 mi 03:08 10:27 pace

    Hamstrings both felt really tired after this. Achy but not hurting... Must remember to always bring lights with me. Transformers blew when I was running on 50th between Hickman and Douglas - qua... read more

    • Sara S.
      Sara S. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      Yay! I'm glad you got your 18 miles in today

      7 days ago

    • Julia M.
      Julia M.

      ha! nothing like fear to make you pick up the pace (or for me having to pee) - nice long one - hope those hammies chill!

      7 days ago Like

    • Andrea
      Andrea

      Great long run! :)

      5 days ago Like

  5. FIT
    Pilates 00:30

    Yup, felt that left hamstring today. Hopefully it was just good stretching versus making it worse.

  6. RUN
    Rocket City W12D3 5.06 mi 00:56 11:01 pace

    Ran with my neighbor Sarah - PR for her longest distance she's ever run. Took this one slower again. Hamstring did feel better but still achy. Have 18 this weekend... we'll see how it g... read more

  7. RUN
    Rocket City W12D2 5.01 mi 00:56 11:05 pace

    Took this slow and short (scheduled 7) hamstring still achy. Have been stretching and using biofreeze. Will hit it with anti-inflammatories next. Have 18 scheduled this week then 20. May modify... read more

  8. FIT
    Rocket City W12D1 00:40

    Took it too the pool for some pool running today. Hamstring feels sore all the time now (sitting, standing, walking). Have an appointment with Todd this afternoon. :/

  9. RUN
    GO! St. Louis Halloween Half ... 13.1 mi 02:05 09:34 pace

    Rachel B. and I did a run 10min walk 1min plan. Really helped make the run go by fast. On the drive down, I felt my hamstring tight while I was sitting in the car (same hamstring I felt last week... read more

    • Julia M.
      Julia M.

      nice job - sounds like you had a fun time! I don't think getting shoes wet wears them out any at all - its mostly the miles

      13 days ago Like

    • Sara S.
      Sara S.

      Very nice! You did a great job despite the discomfort. WAY TO GO!

      12 days ago Like

    • Kraig D.
      Kraig D. Nice Job
      Nice Job:

      All the problems you have had and an awesome time!

      12 days ago

    • Andrea
      Andrea

      Great job!!! :)

      9 days ago Like

  10. RUN
    Rocket City W11D4 3 mi

    Took this easy and short on the treadmill (thank you Arrested Development). Run Sunday will finish out miles for the week - it's a training run - must remember not to race it - I'm on th... read more

  11. RUN
    Rocket City W11D3 7.01 mi 01:13 10:26 pace

    Got to see the blood moon this morning - actually saw it transition from quarter mood to red. Pretty cool. Otherwise, the run felt great. Dressed appropriately (skirt and long-sleeve tech). Fee... read more

  12. RUN
    Rocket City W11D2 5.15 mi 00:52 10:00 pace

    Take a lot of little runs this week as I have the GO! St. Louis half marathon Sunday. Had noticed twinging in the left hamstring on my long run, yesterday, and now today. Hope it isn't becom... read more

  13. RUN
    Rocket City W11D1 MAF test #3 5 mi 00:51 10:06 pace

    My legs were tired after the long run and yoga this weekend. Started up slower than I wanted to but then just felt my legs take off. Heart rate average was 142. Comparing this test to last month... read more

  14. FIT
    Yoga at the Y 01:00

    My friend Stacie was the instructor and she used to teach Power Yoga at Drake a couple of years ago (LOVED it). Really tougher class today and could feel all those weak running parts pushed.

  15. RUN
    Rocket City W10D4 17 mi 02:55 10:16 pace

    I DID IT!!!! I hit my miles for the long run. Negative splits to boot and I still had gas left in the tank! First mile 10:36 - Last mile 9:47. In the 30s to start (wore compression socks, capri... read more

  16. RUN
    Rocket City W10D3 6 mi

    Took it to the treadmill (woke up this morning with vertigo and didn't trust running outside). Wore the mizuno's without orthotics slight ITB twinge on left but no shin distress on right... read more

  17. RUN
    Rocket City W10D2 4 mi

    Slept in with the rain and ended up with not a lot of time. Squeezed in 4 instead of 6 and will do it tomorrow. Right, inside shin still achy. Will run tomorrow in different shoes and see if tha... read more

  18. FIT
    Pilates 00:30

    Glute and hip targeted today.