Tagged with 13.1

My First Half-Marathon: A Recap & a Journey

Hopefully you can see that! If you click on it, it will enlarge (I hope!) Those are my half-marathon stats. Here’s the breakdown: Mile 1 was pretty much downhill so I was coasting down at about a 9min/mile pace and whizzed by the 2:15 pace girl and decided to slow the eff down. Stephen cruised … Continue reading

Half-Marathon: Completed

  My beautiful parents and I after I crossed the finish line of my first 13.1 race. It feels so good, almost too good. But there ain’t no rest for the wicked; I have a ton of homework and lots of finals to prepare for, so I will be back with the race recap a … Continue reading

Pre-Race Jitters & My First Half Marathon

Back in August, (maybe it was September?) we started this blog as a way to document our journey to our first half marathon. I’m not sure when it all started, our new-found love for running, but we were hooked when we completed the Illinois Marathon Relay last year. I’ve pretty much taken over the blog … Continue reading