Stepping into 2016

Took a little blogging break for the holidays, but I’m trying to get back to it in the new year. I’m 8 weeks out from my first race of 2016 – the New Orleans Half Marathon with Team Challenge! You can read more about why I’m running the race and raising funds for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America on my Team Challenge Personal Page.

It’s been a process to work up to longer mileage. I took most of October off after the marathon.  November was about slowly getting back into running and building a base. In December I officially started half marathon training. I had a 7 mile run this past weekend, and it started to feel like I was getting back into a groove of long-distance running. I’m looking forward to tackling 8 miles this weekend.

I spent New Year’s Eve hanging out with friends — just the way I like it! I dragged my butt off the couch on Jan. 1 for a run to kick off what I hope will be another amazing year for running.

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2015 was certainly the year of the marathon, and my #2015bestnine proved that! Can’t wait to see what 2016 brings!

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What are your goals for 2016?

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