Well typically Thanksgiving is the time to think of all the things you’re thankful for but my Easter morning run gave me the same time to reflect on the winter and what I’m thankful for.
Author Archives: Rebecca Keenan
Recently my husband and I spent 3 weeks in Brazil visiting our first exchange student and his family. We had a phenomenal time and I began training for my spring marathon while we were there. I think I learn something on every new road or trail I run, about the road, about myself or about the place [...]
I just read an article in Runners World that discussed “runners high” but in a different way. The way it changes your thinking, not just the way you physically feel. So it got me wondering, what do I actually think about while trodding down the road?
I’ve been on the lam for approximately 3 to 4 months. Work and life got in the way of my blogging. What I should say is… that I let life and work get in the way of blogging. But, if there is one thing vacation can do for me it is put things back into [...]
Recently in some good natured joking around with a friend about how he was “gettin’ old” and he needed to work out more, my friend made the comment that I worked out so much because I was afraid of getting old. Although this certainly didn’t offend me because it had no malice just like my comment about [...]
So, a couple of weeks ago I was talking about how I was going to add yoga into my training calendar and I want to report that I successfully have. In fact, I haven’t just added it, I am embracing it!
The best therapy that money cannot buy is time with my friends.
Training can be all encompassing. Especially when you set your sights high and need to be serious even to accomplish the task you’ve set before yourself. I’m done with my last “big” race for the year and I’m stumbling a bit trying to figure out where to go next.
I’m excited to blog that I’ve completed my first Olympic distance triathlon! Besides a marathon in the spring, this was my big goal for the year. Who knew 10 years ago I’d ever be able to swim a mile?
One Triathlon a month June, July and August is what I put on the calendar. The culmination is my first Olympic distance tri this weekend!! But I’m getting ahead of myself, here’s a race report from the Pterodactyl Sprint Tri in Brighton at the Island Lake Recreation Area.