Running Out of Routine

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to get uncomfortable.  To me, this relates to any situation.  I am fairly good at getting out of my comfort zone but there are a few areas I need to work on.  One, specifically, is putting (or should I say removing) running in my routine.  Of course, I make time to run pretty often – that’s not the problem.  The problem is that if I planned on running in the morning and never got around to it, I cross it off my list.  I won’t even think about doing a night run or an out-of-routine lunch run.  If I don’t run when I planned, I’m not running that day.

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The Runner’s Life: Laurie Wisotsky

After seeing Katie Holmes run the NY Marathon in 2007, Laurie Wisotsky was motivated to run her own.  She is now a professional track runner and works as a Physicians Assistant.  She has a dedication for others and herself.  She is USATF Florida Master’s Athlete of the Year in Track and Field and has a 5:50/mile.  She ran a 3:27 marathon in London, but turned her training into short distances that helped her win All American titles.  Here’s her story and advice on training and injuries:

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RunDisney Dopey Challenge Expo & everything before…

I am back to reality and having major Disney withdrawal :( Thankfully, I can recap and go through all my pictures for these posts!  I am going to dedicate this post to everything pre-races and I’ll do another post on the actual races.  If you don’t want to read all this – just know that all of the events are a BLAST and the Dopey Challenge was amazing to say the least.

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The Runner’s Life: Tina Muir

I have elite runner Tina Muir on the blog to talk about nutrition, fuel, and eating habits for runners!  She is sponsored by Saucony, with PR’s of 1:14 for the half marathon and 2:45 for the full.  She has goals to write an e-cookbook with simple and frugal recipes to help athletes be the best they can be.  Here she is on fuel tips for runners to benefit our active lifestyle:

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HAPPY NEW YEAR’S EVE!

I’m starting off the New Year in Charleston, SC!  My boyfriend and I are not really sure the exact date we started dating; sometime around the holidays, so we celebrate it on NYE.  So, happy somewhat anniversary to us!  I am loving being able to spend time with him between his military duties.  Cheers to a new year, new goals, and more adventures!

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