Tag Archives: Running

The first ride

Since my running suffered a minor setback with a shin injury last week, I took a friend’s advice and hopped on my bike, which happens to be a very old bike. I got the Trek hybrid in 1991, within weeks … Continue reading

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Runners say ‘I do’ during Huntsville Half Marathon

The 2012 Huntsville Half Marathon kicked off Saturday morning, but it wasn’t just another run for Arab residents Jessica Dobosz, 29, and Daniel Clanton, 27. The two exchanged wedding vows along the Aldridge Creek Greenway, right around mile 9. “We … Continue reading

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I DO like my family

My mom, “Mormor,” moved down from Minneapolis in July. After a few months, I think we all needed some space. So on Friday, David and I packed up Serina, 7, and Sophia, 5, and headed to Chattanooga, a mere two … Continue reading

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To run or race the Monte Sano 15K

This running thing is getting more and more fun. For now, I just consider these runs “events,” not necessarily races. The only person I am truly competing against at this point is myself. Take Saturday’s Monte Sano 15K, for instance. … Continue reading

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You can’t get sick now

This training thing was going great! For the first time, I am following a tried and true program, which is guiding me through long Saturday runs, cross-training Sundays and shorter runs during the week, not to mention glorious rest days. … Continue reading

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Mission accomplished: Tackling the 8-mile run

My training has remained steady as I work toward the Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville next month. This despite a crazy summer that included moving my family to another home and then moving my mother from her Minneapolis apartment to … Continue reading

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Wholehearted training for Women’s half marathon

When I lace up for the Women’s Half Marathon in Nashville September 22, I plan on being ready. It’ll be my second half overall, but the first one for which I am properly trained. Two weeks ago I started following Hal … Continue reading

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