NYC Marathon 6 Mile Training Run

To follow my new format for logging my runs, I’ll report in with a longer run that I did during my vacation in New Hampshire.  I intend to get 10 miles in this weekend but I wanted to keep my general mileage higher so I went out for a 6 miles run. Here are the…read more

Preparing For Back To School

These feelings usually begins for me around August 1.  There is a change in the sunlight, the sun sets a little bit earlier, the nights get cooler and every where you look there are back to school ads.  I hate that time of year.  I love having my kids home for the summer, even though…read more

How To Train for Running Injury Free

Antonio Williams, M.S., NASM, P.E.S, Case Management Specialist, Health Educator at Cigna has very helpful information to help you avoid injuries when training for races.  I made many of these mistakes when I was an early runner. Cross Training A mistake some runners make is not including strength training in their training program. That’s why I…read more

Tips For A Successful Running Program

When I started running 6 years ago, I did so many things wrong.  This weekend I was at the location of my very first race, the Potato and Corn Festival 5K course.  It is a cross country course that winds along the outer area of a hay field in North Branford.  My dad likes to…read more

Do You Cross-Train To Help Your Running?

Do you cross train to help your running?  I didn’t used to once I first started running.  But for the past year I have incorporated it into my weekly workouts and have found it to help me stay injury free and stronger. Briane Agostinelli, BS, CEP, CWP, CPPC – Health Advocate, Consumer Health Engagement, ACSM Certified…read more

How’s Your Sleep Training Going for the Disneyland Half Marathon?

Sleep training? Why would you need sleep training? Well, sleep is one of the most important elements to your training. It is very important during the recovery phase. Unfortunately, many of us bypass sleep to get in our training runs. For instance, we may wake up earlier to run before it gets to hot out…read more

Big News from Marvel Studios!

ANT-MAN and THE WASP are now in production! MARVEL STUDIOS BEGINS PRODUCTION ON “ANT-MAN AND THE WASP” Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Peña and Michael Douglas return for the highly anticipated “Ant-Man” sequel BURBANK, CALIF. (August 1, 2017)—Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Ant-Man and The Wasp,” starring Paul Rudd (“Captain America:…read more

A Spectacular Night At The Farm

Monday was another beautiful night at the farm.    As the family was taking care of the chickens I ran around the property to capture some of its quiet treasures. Pictures say more than words.  Enjoy the beauty I found on the land.

NYC Marathon 7 Mile Training Run

I am starting a new format to log my training runs so I can look back on them to identify successes and not so successful elements related to the training run. This week in increased my mileage a bit and got up to 7 miles on a long run for the weekend. Here are the…read more

Life Lessons On The Farm

This week was filled with a lot of changes. The weather was swinging from 60 degrees to 85 degrees and high humidity back to 60 degrees and breezy.  We went from sweatshirts to sweating and back to sweatshirts. But the biggest events happening at the farm were events that involved the chickens. The Big Move…read more

Cross training

Well, I have done it, I started to cross train.  In other words, I am doing the treadmill and the elliptical machine in my garage with the doors open so I can still feel like I am outdoors while doing something other than running in my neighborhood.  On days where it is just too rainy/cold…read more

A new year – 2012

2012 January 2, 2012 – Frosty 5K in Guilford – 28:47 (It was far from Frosty.  I was dressed for colder temps and was very hot while running which slowed me down). My goal for 2012 would be to put in an X amount of miles per week (TBD) and also per year.  I haven’t…read more

Why I am blogging

I wanted to start a blog to keep track of my running distances, times, trends, apps I find useful, podcasts and other running accessories.  I also hope to use this blog to document my dreams and goals. So far my average running time/distance/schedule has been Tuesday and Thursdays are usually a 3 to 3.3 mile…read more

January 10, 2012 – 5 miles

January 10, 2012 Today I was looking forward to running because I had taken off some time since last Thursday to heal my sore right leg that has issues.  I also listened to a lot of podcasts about Jeff Galloway’s run/walk/run method and wanted to give it a try to see how my leg does…read more

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