Running Dream

I rub my eyes, and look over at my phone. 4am...Again. Another running dream startled me awake out of a very deep sleep. I can easily recall every detail, because I've had this dream countless times... I'm running my favorite trail. Painfully, but passionately, I'm striking the ground. I set out to do something, and …

Find a freakin’ way!

ALWAYS FIND A WAY. a video by Ashley Ringo Walsh on Flickr. ....TO KEEP FIGHTING (BC when the fighter inside of me won't shut up her growls...I gotta find a way to let her out of her cage. ;)) The entire weekend, I griped that I was missing out on hours of endorphin releasing cardio, …

Response to news of hip fracture and possible surgery–

Response to news of hip fracture and possible surgery-- a video by Ashley Ringo Walsh on Flickr.hahaha you kinda had to see the WORST movie ever to think that was funny. So yeah, I fractured my hip a few miles into Hinson lake.. And idiot me ran roughly 80 miles that day before I quit …

8/8 8 months of torture in the books

Built Ford Tough., a photo by Ashley Ringo Walsh on Flickr.Ha But it wasn't really torture bc I loved every minute of it. Especially now, when running so much is like second nature. I'm feeling fit, fast, tough, and confident. Continuing to push myself, but staying smart & remaining very focused..& HAPPY! M- Early am- …

6/20 – taper

view from yesterday's night run^ Man... Yesterday's runs were phenomenal. Gosh. Just pure running, thick with raw emotion. ..YOU KNOW.. Just one of THOSE days!! I'm such a woman. πŸ™‚ I often feel thankful just to be running, feeling, enjoying...breathing. I spend a lot of time in deep prayer during my runs. Yesterday was no …

6/6

This week was a family vacay, so it wasnt too terribly hard to ignore the urge to run. I will say my nights were riddled with crazy dreams, longing for a 20+, but I kept my cool. Walking over 20miles helped a little bit Mon- 7mi speed. .75 on, .25 moderate300 rep core Tue- Disney …

5/30

"if I was a blade, I would shave you smooth." love that song This week is a low week, & strangely, I'm not looking forward to it. Since January, I haven't done anything less than a 70 mile week. I find that when I get low in mileage, my mood greatly suffers aka everyone hates …

5/23

With the sound advice and wisdom of some top notch trainers & coaches, my running has officially been revamped. I'm training towards a couple of goals.. My major goal is a good performance at a 24 hour race this year ("good" is all I'm saying). Keep track of my training if you're interested & see …