Category Archives: Challenges

Motivation Mondays: Run This Year!

Last year I set a goal to run at least 500 miles in 2013. When I set it, that was a stretch for me because the last few months of 2012, I struggled to even hit my monthly goal of … Continue reading

Motivation Mondays: 14 Races in 2014!

This year I participated in Jen and Jill’s 13 in 2013 challenge. I also set two main running goals; run my first half marathon and run a total of 500 miles. With the help of the challenge, I met both … Continue reading

My 13 in 2013 Recap

When I joined Jill and Jen’s 13 in 2013 challenge, I didn’t know that I would grow so much as a runner. I not only completed the challenge of running 13 races in 2013, but I also exceeded that number! … Continue reading

Rockin’ the Savannah Rock n Roll Half Marathon! {Race Recap}


Rockin’ the Savannah Rock n Roll Half Marathon! After hitting up the expo on Friday afternoon, we headed over to the rental house and got settled in. I didn’t know it at the time, but the house was literally 3 … Continue reading

My Un-timed Race! {Run Hard 5k Race Recap}


You may remember that I mentioned before about how I wanted to volunteer for a race sometime. Well, I’ve had an opportunity to present itself. It wasn’t a volunteer shift like you would think of normally at a race such … Continue reading

Ray Tanner Foundation Home Run 12k Race Recap


I signed up for this race a while back. I was excited that this would be my first 12k and it also ended up intertwining perfectly with my half marathon training. One thing that I didn’t expect was getting sick … Continue reading

October Fall 5 and 10 Virtual Race Recap {+ Energybits Giveaway Winner!}


This month the first fell on a Tuesday which gave me to the perfect opportunity to use my speedwork again for my fall 5 and 10 virtual race. It was either that or wait until the 5th which fell on … Continue reading

Run for the Troops 5k Race Recap + a New PR!


Believing that you came in 5th of your age group, not so bad… Finding out that you came in 4th and the girl you were a step behind crossing the finish line was the one that placed 3rd — I’ve … Continue reading

September Fall 5 and 10 Virtual Race Recap


When I shared my race calendar in Friday’s post, I mentioned Laura’s Fall 5 and 10 Virtual Race Series. I did her 5 by the 5th Virtual Race series earlier this Spring and really enjoyed it. It helped keep me … Continue reading

Motivation Mondays: Lessons Learned from #RWRunStreak


I made a new Motivation Mondays badge. What do you guys think? I thought it was time to change it up because I wanted to use a running photo. I actually used my finish line picture from Thursday’s Born in … Continue reading