long run

The long run and this week’s training roundup

by Rebecca on August 25, 2014


First of all, let’s get my new food obsession out of the way.

A pity party, sore legs and lots of snacks

by Rebecca on May 4, 2014


(I need to get better at shaving my knees.) At the end of my 22-miler today, I was fairly certain that I would be spending the rest of the day on my bed begging MFP to bring me snacks and drinks.

Here’s what not to do after a long run

by Rebecca on February 16, 2014


I laced up my shoes (well I really just tied them because they were already laced up) and headed out for my last long long run of this cycle at 5:30 a.m. with two other ladies who are as crazy as I am.  (Thank goodness.) While this run wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns because it […]


Since all of my regular running buddies had social schedules that didn’t allow for a long run this weekend, I asked MFP if he would be interested in putting in 20 miles with me this morning.

Being patient and eating some miles

by Rebecca on October 25, 2013


When I know the weekend ahead is going to be busy, I try to get in a longer run on a week day.

They saved the run

by Rebecca on September 29, 2013


These two guys saved me from myself this morning and for that I was so thankful.

That time I was rushed to the hospital

by Rebecca on September 17, 2013


Sunday’s long run was quite the beast, as even though we started at 6  a.m., temperatures were hovering in the high 80’s to low 90’s by the time we finished. I came home and drank some Gatorade, had about half of a protein smoothie and went about my day. Though I took it easy all […]

A race, a long run and a poor little piggy piggy

by Rebecca on September 15, 2013


The boys kicked off the cross country season yesterday with some crazy PR’s and loads of enthusiasm.

Hill repeats aren’t for everyone

by Rebecca on September 1, 2013


We did something a bit risky yesterday.

Grateful for the run

by Rebecca on August 25, 2013


After the first 60-plus mile week in a while, I am toast.