My First 10K

Six months ago, if you'd have told me that I was going to train for and participate in a 10K race, I would have laughed it off. Today I walked my first 10K race ever. Overall, it was a great experience. Crossing that finish line was exhilarating. Looking back and knowing I did that gives me a huge feeling of accomplishment. Although it was a great experience, the race was not without its...

Pre-Race Jitters – Upcoming 10K

So my first 10K ever is coming up in just three days. On Saturday, May 11, 2013, I will be participating in the 12th Annual ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease 10K in Coconut Grove, Florida. I'm going to be walking - not running the race. But still, I need to finish within the race's time parameters. I'm a little nervous about it, but at least I don't think that participating in a 10K is Mission Impossible...

How to Walk a 5K by Mistake

So, I've been training to walk a 10K next month and I'm freaking out because it's coming up soon. May 11th to be exact.  It's the 12th Annual ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease 10K in Coconut Grove. I haven't been extremely diligent in my training, but I have been training and I have noticed some improvements in my speed and endurance. I'm hoping that what training I have done and will do in the next two...