After my half marathon I had the time to explore the wine country and its wineries in the Santa Barbara area. Paul and Stacy took me to a couple of wineries where I did some wine tasting. I was never a very big fan of red wine (I might have been too young for it!), but I feel like now I start appreciating my glass of wine every now and then. Continue reading
Last weekend I went all the way up to Santa Barbara where I ran my first half marathon. I was so excited about this because I worked hard to get in shape and to be able to run a good time. Continue reading
I can’t believe that it’s May already. The past couple of months have flown by and I’m kinda freaking out that my half marathon is coming up next Saturday. I’m going to run 13.1 miles and I hope I can do it in less than 2 hours.
I’ll run my first half marathon on the 10th of May. I’m so excited for this Wine Country Half because first of all it’s a huge challenge for me as I’ve never ran more than 12 km in one run and second of all I’ll get to see a new part of California. I will probably be able to make some great shots over there! So excited!
I was looking online for good training plans, but couldn’t find anything that I really liked so I made one myself, based on some plans that I found online. First of all I wanted 2 rest days a week, because I’ll be busy and I will really need my rest. I also was looking for a plan for an intermediate runner. I easily run 8k, so I didn’t want to start with a schedule that started with distances below 5k. Continue reading