Tag archive for: running
29
09
2015

First Family Run Since Baby #3

I literally ran my last race a year ago, and I just ran a 5K with the whole family, all 5 of us! The event was HERS Keep A Breast 10k/5k at the very nearby Quarry Lake. Though I have been running on the treadmill, I still have not gotten myself back up to 10k shape, so I elected to do the 5k instead...

05
07
2015

Getting Back Into Running Shape Postpartum

My baby turned exactly 4 months old on Fourth of July, and I wanted to get back into running. I took it easy for a while because of my 2-finger abdominal separation after giving birth to my third, a 9 pound 2 oz baby at birth, but I really missed it. For a while my breasts felt too weird to me and t...

26
01
2014

Racing and Parenting: Running as a Family

Today was the Coyote Hills 5K/10K/Half Marathon and a run I had been looking forward to since last October, when I registered my husband and I for the race. It was out first race in 2014 as a family, and the first race for me altogether. The holidays had been a bit of a rough patch for my running an...

16
09
2013

Running at T9K

Today I had a real treat — I ran the T9K race put on by Title Nine the second time, but this time without my son accompanying me via a stroller. T9K is one of the more kid- and stroller-friendly races I have ever seen, but since next week the whole family will be racing on the same course agai...

16
05
2013

Mothers Day Weekend 2013

Yes my post is days late after Mothers Day weekend, but I really needed a few extra days to reflect. I actually had a lot of fun this Mothers Day weekend, and I did not find Mothers Day fun at all before becoming a mother. I did not have a good mother growing up so while everyone else is sentimental...