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Survivor! by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We had our last 20 miler this Saturday. Surprisingly, it went really well. I almost hate to say that because I'm scared the running Gods will get back and me for saying tha ... Read on »
NERVES by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well, this is the hardest week of marathon training. I'm nervous already for the marathon....how crazy is that? When I think about it, my hands get all clammy and my stomac ... Read on »
Great River Relay & Marathon Madness by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I did the Great River Relay a few weeks ago and had to let things"sink in" a little before I was ready to relive the experience. It's not that it was a bad one, it was just ... Read on »
Confusion & Confessions by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Okay, I'm coming clean on a few things. First, some of you called me on it and you're right, I'll admit it. My physical therapists name wasn't Helga. It was Jane or Susan o ... Read on »
Sweet 16?? by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well I've given up on Helga. My pain has returned. I'm a little scared to tell Helga I'm not going to be coming back to PT again. I'm thinking maybe I'll leave a message wi ... Read on »
I'm Going to Rehab by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Well if that didn't get your attention, I don't know what will! I've actually encountered the most painful event I've had for a long time in the last few weeks. So, for the ... Read on »
Laziness & Nose Injury by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So, I had quite the embarrassing thing happen to me last week. I thought I should share this as I love making fun of myself and actually can now laugh about this since the ... Read on »
Takin' a Back Seat by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Sorry guys, I've once again pushed aside the blog. It's been hectic to say the least. After the Buffalo Tri, I had grandma's half marathon, a trip to Colorado, started mara ... Read on »
Results Are In by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are my preliminary results from the Buffalo Tri this year: (1/4 mile swim, 13 mile bike, 3 mile run) overall place: 389 out of 732 division place: 34 out of 91 ... Read on »
House of Pain by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm beginning to wonder if exhaustion and pain can get confused. This last weekend was another moment where I thought we are all INSANE. On Saturday, I did 14.27 mile run ( ... Read on »
Whirlwind x 12 by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So I first off, want to apologize for the LONG delay without a post. It's been very crazy the last few weeks. I'm still training for Grandma's Half which is going really we ... Read on »
New Territory by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Here are some pictures of my new trail I found that is very close to my house. I love it. It's just like being in the woods and is right next to a lake. Plus, I can hear ... Read on »
Never Would Have Guessed That... by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I thought I'd be the middle... You Are a Ring Finger You are romantic, expressive, and hopeful. You see the best in everything. You are very artistic, ... Read on »
Is that crazy? by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm doing Grandma's Half Marathon which is scheduled for the middle of June. However, I am also thinking of doing the Fargo Half Marathon which I think is in May. The reaso ... Read on »
Miss Independent by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running So this weekend has been really crazy. I went over to my brother and sister-in-law's house to bring my nephew his Easter gift. He had on new shoes and was truckin' around t ... Read on »
Outdoor Fun by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's been a really busy weekend. My parents were in town staying with my brother and his family for a few days. Yesterday, we took my nephew to the Minnesota Landscap ... Read on »
Strong Foundation?? by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My Algebra teacher who happened to be my basketball coach in junior high used to tell me my big feet were "a strong foundation for a strong mind." I still laugh when I th ... Read on »
Metabolic What? by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm going tonight to get my MAP test done at Lifetime or my Metabolic Assesment Profile. Basically, for those who don't know what it is, it gives you an idea of where your ... Read on »
Watch Out Lance, Here I Come... by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Only kidding of course. But, I was very surprised at my results of the MAP test. It was a little uncomfortable in the last few minutes of the test and I see why people say ... Read on »
Buffers by MN Runner Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Do you ever notice that sometimes certain people are buffers? I love people who are buffers. They're the ones that "buff" the conversations between you and another person. ... Read on »