Tag: 5K

10 Tips for Training for Your First 10K

I ran my first 10K yesterday - my longest run ever! After kissing three little blonde heads, I walked out the front door into 44 degrees and glorious rays of sunlight. One foot in front of the other, I prayed and breathed with each step. If you've circled a 10K date on the calendar and […]

3.1 Miles of Smiles (+ Sweat)

This 5K may have spoiled me for good. It was hosted by Sierra Morado, a master-planned community by Pulte Homes. The goal, of course, was to get people interested in their homes in this not-so-hot economy. But they seriously did an awesome job putting it together. The path was well-marked. The weather was gorgeous (I […]

Random Bits of Wonderfulness

A few things... I'm making a few changes to my SLY Awards program based on your feedback and my experience. Going forward, I'll have a SLY winner every week or two, but each winner will receive 1-2 products/prizes. 1-2 posts is much more do-able and then I don't have to dilute my content with too […]

SLY Awards: Dick's Sporting Goods

SLY Award recipient Kristen McGee left this comment on one of my recent posts about running, "There is another mom I like to walk with here, and I am thinking of convincing her to run a 5K with my in the fall (I figured that would be enough time to recover from baby #2…). We’ll […]

5K {I did it!}

I ran. I finished. I loved it. I want to do it again. Stay tuned for: a rec-cap of my race tips for how YOU can train to run in a 5K running gear giveaways

The Shred is Over. The 5K Awaits.

The Shred is over. The weather is (hopefully) going to start cooling off soon. It's time to lace up my tennis shoes and start running consistently again. The best way for me to stay motivated is to sign up for a 5K. There is a race in my area on September 12th, but I think […]

2nd 5K - We beat our 1st 5K time by 4+ minutes!

This morning at 8:00 my husband and I ran in our 2nd 5K, benefitting the special needs program at a local high school. We took our daughter in the jogging stroller and pushed ourselves to run faster this time. And guess what? We beat our 1st 5K time by almost 4 1/2 minutes. We ran […]

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