2016 PR’s and Bling

Wow, another Christmas has come and gone and a new year is rapidly approaching! I wanted to take a moment to highlight some great achievements this year. I managed to PR my 5k, 10k, 15k, and half marathon distances! Whew! All of these happened in a short time from January to March. After that I […]

Christmas week recap

Wow, what a busy week getting ready for Christmas! I managed to get all my shopping and cooking done and I ran 3 days this week! My son has been sick and I started feeling yucky on Thursday with a sore throat.  Monday I went Christmas shopping with my husband. It was cold but I […]

Running Redeemed

Wow what a great week it has been! I started out running what I call my “redemption race” last Sunday at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Half Marathon. Just two weeks before this race, I had a really bad half in Orange Beach, Kaiser Realty Half Marathon (see older post). I was very hesitant about signing […]

The Good the Bad and the Ugly 

Let’s start off with half marathon number 13, Kaiser Realty Half Marathon in Orange Beach, Alabama. I ran this nearly three weeks ago on November 26.  This was the worst race I had ALL year. We had been to Disney for a week during Thanksgiving break, came home to celebrate Thanksgiving, then I headed down […]

Finding joy in the journey 

Hey y’all! I’m Katie, a 37 year old wife and mother of three children. I am a worship leader at my church and fitness instructor three days a week at our local gym. I began my running journey nearly 4 years ago using the couch to 5k app! Since February 7, 2013, I have run […]