I have always used a training plan for my marathons that involved five days a week of running, one rest day and one cross-training day. This next marathon in October I wanted to try something different. Mainly for personal reasons – my youngest is having his last summer at home as he leaves for college… Continue reading Tempo? Pace?
Today is June school budget vote day in New York State. All school districts, but the Big 5, in NYS vote on their school budget on the third Tuesday in May. This date is determined by state law. The current law gives districts whose budgets fail one month to retool and resubmit a budget for… Continue reading June School Budget Tuesday
My second marathon in 21 days. I frequently wondered what I was thinking when I made that goal. There has to, somewhere, be a more realistic goal for a 50 year old woman who has only been running since 2007. Evidently, if there is, I am unaware of it and just “keep chuggin’ along” towards… Continue reading @BuffaloMarathon Recap
I usually go with my gut feeling. Back when I first heard of the Runners World Run Streak challenge, my gut feeling was to ignore it. I retweeted the information, sure that someone in my timeline would be interested. Then, I received an email regarding the streak and I figured why not. I only had… Continue reading #RWRunStreak
We all know about the tried and true graduation gifts that high school graduates – whether college or work bound – are receiving these days. There is the almighty cash. Truthfully, one can never go wrong with cold, hard cash. It does, though, seem rather impersonal. There are gift cards – to WalMart, to Bed,… Continue reading Great Grad Gift
As I have said before, I was hesitant at first to join the Runners World Summer Streak Challenge. While I love a challenge, I live by my plans (very rigid when it comes to most things). Second issue was it started the day after my second May marathon. I said screw it! How hard can… Continue reading Lessons from #RWRunStreak … So Far