On May 16, 2015, the May Fire! beach volleyball tournament returns to Volleyball Beach in Martin City for its third annual run. For those of you not familiar with what May Fire! is you can explain it in one of several words: awesome, incredible, spectacular, inspiring. But my favorite adjective for the experience of the tournament is this one: Continue reading Pretty People Playing Pretty Volleyball
If I haven’t mentioned it recently, I love my new watch.
As I pulled up to the house after my run this afternoon in the light rain it popped up a message I love to see; “New Record”. Granted this is my second run with it so all that means is I did better in one of the categories than the last run (fastest mile, distance, 5k time, 10k time), but Continue reading Longest Run Yet
On Tuesday I got my latest training tool for my quest to hit a 24-minute 5k: my Garmin Forerunner 15. Because UPS decided to drop it off late in the evening (after volleyball) I didn’t get a chance to break it out on a run until today.
After one run Continue reading 9:36 Mile
Today I decided to up my running training a bit. My best friend, who I’m running with in September, is on a regimen that a friend of her’s who runs is doing; I’m going to try it the Continue reading Stepping It Up
I just heard one of the worst covers of a song ever. This wasn’t one of those situations where one of my kids says to me “I like the real one better” when I’m playing “Sweet Child ‘O Mine” by Guns ‘N Roses in the car (because apparently Continue reading Coffee Shop Music
Today was the Paws 4 Autism 5k (and Autism Egg Hunt) out at Unity Village. One of my friends from volleyball is very engaged in Paws 4 Autism so it seemed like a good opportunity for me to get some more practice in before September’s “official” run and help a great cause (you might recall that Continue reading What? More Running?
This week was the first week of sand volleyball out at Volleyball Beach for the 2015 Spring season. The weather, while not quite as nice as in years past, was still absolutely spectacular. With highs in the upper-60s or low-70s through most of the week, only after the sun went down Continue reading And We’re Back!