Category: personal: my running

  • doing my best… I think… ? | the open, week 4

    doing my best… I think… ? | the open, week 4

    So, you’ve all seen those obnoxious Crossfit memes floating around the interwebs through the years. You know the ones: “Oh, so you Crossfit? Well I’m not trying to be the best at exercising”. Uh, actually, I am, thank you very much. I came across a meme via a fellow box member a few weeks ago…

  • the spirit of the box | the open, week 3

    the spirit of the box | the open, week 3

    Me again, back with more Crossfit chit chat! YOU’RE WELCOME. So this weekend is 16.3 or, the 3rd workout in The Crossfit Open. (If you missed my recap on weeks 1 and 2, check THIS entry). At 8pm this past Thursday night, 16.3 was announced. Everyone was nervous, as per usual. You never know what…

  • a crossfitter’s diary | the open, weeks 1 & 2

    a crossfitter’s diary | the open, weeks 1 & 2

    Years ago, I Blogged a few “Running Diaries” when I started running 5Ks with my husband. It was fun to track my progress and keep a little record of my thoughts as a new runner. I started Crossfit in August. I keep a VERY detailed diary of my progress by way of Instagram, (Check #ginascrossfitjourney) but I’ve…

  • warrior dash | a muddy runner’s diary

    warrior dash | a muddy runner’s diary

    (I’m in blue thinking “Please don’t scorch my ankles or burn my shoes!”. My fire-fighting hubby is on the right thinking “Fire? What fire?!”) It’s been a while since I’ve run a 5K but I stopped that streak recently when me plus a bunch of family & friends went upstate to run the Warrior Dash!…

  • diva & nassau county police memorial 5Ks | a runner’s diary

    I thought I would keep my running diary going here. It’s a good place for me to refer to my times and paces post-race plus maybe it will inspire others because I can assure you, I was not always a runner. Yesterday my husband and I ran another 5K together. This was the Gary Farley…

  • 5K | a runner’s diary

    my Nike Pegasus post-race Today my husband and I ran a 5K together (my first, not his). It was a lot of fun! I thought I would Blog about it while it’s still fresh in my mind, since we have more 5Ks coming up and some of this info may be useful again in the…