Disney · Disney Princesses · Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess 2020 · Princess Half · RunDisney · running · training

Ready or not, here we come!

February Miles: 17.0 February Average Pace: 13:21 / mi 2019 Miles: 304.6 2020 Miles Goal: 600 2020 Miles: 65.7 “My bags are packed/I’m ready to go…” I have five pairs of shoes and more clothes than I could possibly wear (if the Florida weather could make up it’s mind, that would be great). Everything is…… Continue reading Ready or not, here we come!

Disney · Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess 2020 · Princess Half

5 months of training and 2 weeks to go…

I started and ended my last blog post talking about blogging more regularly…and we can all see how that went. But for real this time, I want to get back into this habit as I look at Princess in TWO SHORT WEEKS and beyond. For now, let’s recap the recent past: January Miles: 48.7 January…… Continue reading 5 months of training and 2 weeks to go…

Disney · Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess 2020 · Princess Half · RunDisney · running · training · Virtual Running Shorts

Summer Runnin’, had me a blast…

Summer Miles: 76.4 August Average Pace: 13:29 / mi 2019 Miles to Date: 204.8 Summer Goal: 80 miles I can’t believe the whole summer is almost gone and I haven’t blogged. I’m looking at this going back to be a weekly thing as I begin training for the Princess Half Marathon and Fairy Tale Challenge…… Continue reading Summer Runnin’, had me a blast…

Disney · Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess 2020 · Princess Half · RunDisney · running · Sunday post · training

Operation Sparkle Redux: Thoughts on Returning to Running

May Miles: 4.16 May Average Pace: 19:22 / mi 2019 Miles to Date: 92.56 May Goal: 30 miles Tomorrow I’ll be 6 weeks post-op. Tomorrow I will reach the end of the estimate the surgeon originally gave me for when it would be safe to begin using my core again. Tuesday, I hope to start…… Continue reading Operation Sparkle Redux: Thoughts on Returning to Running

Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess Half · RunDisney · running · training

Operation Sparkle Redux: Dreaming of Running

April Miles: 0.9 April Average Pace: 42:06 2019 Miles to Date: 81.1 April Goal: Recovery I should have raced today. I was supposed to run my first race of 2019 – my first attempt to get a good proof of time for Operation Sparkle Redux. But instead I went on a not quite 1 mile…… Continue reading Operation Sparkle Redux: Dreaming of Running

Operation Sparkle: Redux · Princess Half · RunDisney · running · training

February 2019: Consistency and Art

February Miles: 31.6 January Average Pace: 13:17 2018 Miles to Date: 65.4 February Goal: 40 miles I fell short of my goal of 40 miles in February thanks to a number of factors. For one thing, it snowed a lot more in February than it did in January. I need to get better at running…… Continue reading February 2019: Consistency and Art