Run for Chardon 2017 Training Update

Run for Chardon 2017 Training Update

Week 10: Finding the Confidence STEFANIE V. March 9, 2017 February has passed, and my training continues to intensify. I’m not comfortable talking about it because I’m nervous that I’ll jinx it, but at the same time, I’m surprised at how far...
Race Report: Flirt with Dirt 10K

Race Report: Flirt with Dirt 10K

Race Report: Flirt with Dirt 10K 7 MARCH, 2017 Let me preface this race report by saying I’m about done with winter. It’s not the snow that makes me think twice about running outside; it’s the ice. Now, I’ll use this as a segway into my...
Race Report: Olde Girdled Grit Half

Race Report: Olde Girdled Grit Half

Race Report: Olde Girdled Grit Half 1 March, 2017 Sometimes you get bored with the traditional long run. Enter impulse race registrations. On Sunday, Feb. 26, I completed the Olde Girdled Grit trail half marathon at Girdled Road Reservation in Concord Twp, Ohio. I...
Feb. 2017 Top 5 Running Music Playlist

Feb. 2017 Top 5 Running Music Playlist

Feb. 2017 Top 5 Running Playlist BY STEFANIE V. FEB. 10, 2017 Running has been a great way for me to discover new songs and revisit old favorites. This month, I’m in a ’90s mood. Toni Braxton, Blackstreet, TLC, Savage Garden, Hanson and Coolio. So many...
Race Report: Frozen 4K

Race Report: Frozen 4K

Cleveland weather always is a toss up between November until about mid May. If you ran the Rite Aid Cleveland Marathon last year, you would know. This past week, I ran the Frozen 4K (presented by University Hospitals Geauga) in Chardon, Ohio. An inaugural race, the...
December 2016 Top 5 Running Playlist

December 2016 Top 5 Running Playlist

Dec. 2016 Top 5 Running Playlist BY STEFANIE V. DEC. 21, 2016 When I’m on solo runs, I love listening to music. Running has been a great way for me to discover new songs and artists and revisit old favorites. So, I’m going to write a post at the end of...
A Reflection on 2016…and onto 2017

A Reflection on 2016…and onto 2017

My 2016 Running Year 19 DECEMBER, 2016 This year was exceptional for me. I made some progress with my personal records, some tremendous leaps, others at which I’m slowly chipping away. I hate writing posts like this because it seems like I’m bragging about myself, but...