Tag Archives: Weather

2013 Year in Review.

When I set out in January on my first run of the year, I considered running goals for the year 2013.  I tried to be bold.  I wanted to do something that both sounded cool, and sounded difficult.  But, I … Continue reading

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Race #11: Mo’ Cowbell Half Marathon, St. Charles, MO.

Holy Cow(bell)!!  When I started signing up for races back in February, I marked this one on my calendar as a must.  It looked like a fun, well supported, rowdy race in a beautiful area.  It lived up to all … Continue reading

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Race #10/Ten Race Review: Quad Cities Half Marathon, Moline, IL.

This post is a quick review of my least favorite race of the year, and a recap of the challenges I’ve faced in running TEN Half Marathons so far! Upon registering for this race, I became excited. This race looked … Continue reading

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Race #9: McKendree Harvest Challenge. Lebanon, IL

As most of you know, not only am I an AMAZING runner, I’m also a teacher and a tennis coach.  I was scheduled to have a home tennis match this Saturday that I was going to have to rush back … Continue reading

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Southern Illinois Spring Classic Preview

Well, Spring is upon us.  Or, at least, it’s supposed to be.  The weather in Southern Illinois has always been maddening.  Just when you think you have it all figured out, a Spring like this pops up.  I’m not surprising … Continue reading

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