Tag: marathon training

Week 14 – 2018: Still a challenge

Tweet   it’s still quite challenging here – just so busy and I seem to have lost (or am losing) a balance.  I feel exhausted.  Even with the day off Monday and my normal day off Friday, I still feel wrecked. Here’s how it went down: Monday – It’s Easter Monday here, so an extra…

By Renée 9 April, 2018 Off

Lucky Week 13

Tweet Ah Finally.  I think we are over the slump.   First of all, we spent quite a lot of time discussing it and weighing the pros and cons, even without having the offer, and we are not going to go for a Chicago move at this time.  We started mostly thinking about the kind…

By Renée 4 April, 2018 Off

September Update or How to Fail Your Blog

Tweet So. Crazy times you guys.  I think I just totally failed my blog since I haven’t had time to post. Let me just tell you about September: Gym: I’ve been going to the gym! whoo hoo! So far it’s not been more than one time a week but I’ll get there soon. It’s difficult…

By Renée 1 October, 2017 Off

Week 14 – excitement, panic #roadtoberlin

Tweet WEEK 14 you guys!!! Maybe it seems like it shouldn’t be a big deal. I’ve done this before. Five times, in fact. It’s not a big deal, right? WRONG. It’s pretty huge. I’ve wanted to run the Berlin Marathon actually from the moment I decided to do a marathon (Paris and Berlin were the…

By Renée 12 September, 2016 Off

Week 12 – #roadtoberlin Update

Tweet The week I was going to change my attitude. And mostly, I’d say that happened. So, SUCCESS! However, sometimes things don’t always go to plan and you really have to look at things in retrospect and accept your situation. My situation is that I’m just not completely healed from my operation. I probably won’t…

By Renée 29 August, 2016 Off

Week 11 – Attitude Adjustment Needed

Tweet I was hoping Week 11 would be a better week. I still had the feeling it could have been better. I see how everyone is training at the moment and I know I should not compare myself to others (that’s hard). I am honestly doing the best that I can right now. I want…

By Renée 24 August, 2016 Off

Friday Runner Spotlight #6- Melissa

Tweet Melissa is another runner I can really relate to. We both started for the same reason – to lose weight. We both found a passion in running and regardless of time and pace we keep going, because it has actually changed our lives. I highly encourage you to read Melissa’s blog; she’s down to…

By Renée 19 August, 2016 Off

Week 9 – Road to Berlin

Tweet Here we go. Another week. And an exciting one at that! Dublin Trip Week! Monday – rest day. Oh, wait. Boxing boot camp. I’m sore, sore, sore. Like all my muscles hurt. I also went to manual therapy at 7am and there’s definitely something going on with my back. So I had a bit…

By Renée 11 August, 2016 Off