1697 total / 487 in 2014

To become more fit, encourage my family to be more fit and within the next year beat my 5K of 28:55. Training for my 3rd half marathon (RW half) in Oct.

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  • 4 miles
  • 00:54 time
  • 701 calories
  • 1 workouts
  • This Week time period


  1. RUN
    Recovery run 4.2 mi 00:54 12:51 pace

    Nothing much to say about this. Just a simple and slow run in the muggy night air. Legs were sore from my 9 miler yesterday.

  2. Shared Photo

    If I wear this, do you think hubby will let me run where I want?

  3. RUN
    good Weeken long run 9 mi 01:46 11:48 pace

    Had to call for physical and emotional backup on this run. Almost ran out of water so I had to call home. Then at mile 5 I was struggling and received a nice "Good morning!" text and resp... read more

  4. RUN
    Tempo 5.03 mi 00:55 10:54 pace

    Went to the track for this one since it was a tempo and I needed to start while it was still dark. I ran one mile slow, then was shooting for 30 minutes race pace, one mile slow. After my second ... read more

  5. walk
    Warm up and cool down 1.02 mi 00:20 19:36 pace

    Nice stroll to the black top before my run and from the black top to my house after the run. I enjoy this part of my routine very much.

  6. RUN
    Midweek easy 5.23 mi 01:02 11:50 pace

    Everything felt easy about this run except for the heat. I am hoping that fall brings me speed. Still using heart monitor. Tried to keep heart rate below 150. Not very easy.

  7. FIT
    Strength training 00:30

    Bicep curls 10# 10,10,10
    Curls 10# 10,10,10
    Lateral shuffle with theraband
    Side lying hip abductor 8# 50
    Side lying hip adductor 8# 50
    Donkey kicks 20X2 8#
    Heal raises 10x3 8#
    Bridges with feet on... read more

  8. RUN
    Recovery run 3.84 mi 00:50 13:01 pace

    Super slow. Trying to keep the heart rate down. My son went with me for this and when he finished his run, he walked beside me while I "ran". He was still able to go faster than me. I w... read more

  9. RUN
    Weekend long run 8.18 mi 01:35 11:36 pace

    Planned to run 1 hour 35 minutes and that's what I did. This week was a step back week before adding more time on my feet. The run went well but last mile was tough. I had to ration my water.... read more

  10. RUN
    5:30 run 4.5 mi 00:50 11:06 pace

    I have been dealing with a lot lately and have had little sleep and no appetite. I mentally wanted and needed this run, but I wasn't sure how my body would tolerate it. Last night I sent out... read more

  11. RUN
    Yesterday morning 4.6 mi 00:54 11:42 pace

    Easy run. Forgot to post.

  12. FIT
    Strength training 00:30

    Squats 40# 11,10,10
    Various stretches
    Probe hip extensions 30
    Lateral shuffle with theraband 18x2
    Push-ups 16
    Curls 10# 15,10,10
    Triceps curls 10
    Side lying hip abduction 8# 30
    Side lying hip addu... read more

  13. walk
    WU CD 0.86 mi

    Planned to walk more than this but I couldn't stop running.

  14. RUN
    Recovery run 3.85 mi 00:47 12:11 pace

    This was slow and easy. I planned to stop after 40 minutes but decided to keep going until I was closer to home. I love these slow runs while watching the sun rise.

  15. RUN
    Early morning run 8.5 mi 01:41 11:52 pace

    Still ramping up the miles. Trying to decide if I need to back off this week or not. It was a bit of a struggle to get these miles today. I was struggling at mile 5 and my virtual running buddy he... read more

  16. I have been consistently ramping up my miles in preparation for the Runner's World Half Marathon in October and the BCS (half) Marathon in December. I used the same training plan for my first... read more

  17. #dailymission
    Rehydration after exercise: what's your favorite beverage? Just water...I am boring that way...

  18. RUN
    Tempo run 5 mi 00:55 10:57 pace

    My paces were ok for a tempo run but heart rate was through the roof. I could have slowed down but I had some stress to stomp out...and the fact that I had an audience at the track didn't hel... read more

  19. FIT
    Strength and flexibility 00:30

    Bridges with feet on chair 10x3
    Prone hip extensions 30
    Side lying hip abduction 8# 30,10
    Side lying hip adduction 8# 50
    Clams with theraband 30
    Crunches 50
    Squats 40# 12,10
    Chair dips 10,10,10
    Tri... read more