Category Archives: Half marathon

Capital City Half Marathon


I know I have been missing in action for several weeks. I have so much to tell you all about!  First, I ran my second half marathon….the Capital City Half Marathon and wanted to give you a recap of all … Continue reading

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Runners Knee


Lots of things have been happening over here in the Harley household. For starters, I am very excited to say that my first half marathon of the fall is fast approaching in less than 2 weeks. The down side is … Continue reading

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Anybody Else Got the Itch for a New Racing Plan?


I don’t know what it is about this summer, but I have caught the running bug something fierce! Last winter, I started running just to stay fit. I had tried to run in the past but always got shin splints, … Continue reading

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I Have an Announcement!!


I am so excited to say that I have registered for another half marathon!!  Beth and I had such a great time didn’t die from running our first marathon, so we figured it was a great time to set our … Continue reading

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Hirt the Dirt Half Marathon recap


HI ALL! I wanted to sit down and recap my first “Hirt the Dirt Half Marathon” in Rockford last weekend and this is the first time that I have been able to actually get to the computer for some quiet … Continue reading

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Last long run…


I wanted to talk about my last long run before race day.  About 2 weekends now (I know, I am such a bad blogger, move on!) I went on my long training run…10 miles. It had hailed the day before, then … Continue reading

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Catching up


Ever feel like you are going a hundred miles an hour and still getting nothing done?  That’s how I have felt these last few weeks.  There has been so much that has been happening since I last posted. By the … Continue reading

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Winter running


Hi again. I just realized that I had written a huge post about my running expeditions from my tablet and I felt bad about it all week because it was just this huge post, no pictures, no frills. Then, today … Continue reading

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Prepping for my first half marathon


Hi all. These weeks are just FLYING by! I have been completely immersed in reading all I can about half marathon training. Here is what I have learned and already knew but didn’t think about: -It’s not as intense as … Continue reading

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