Monthly Archives: August 2007

Toes and New Shoes

What is it about new shoes and toes that just don’t go together? I have finally had the opportunity to wear my new bright blue shoes for more than just a casual walk. I decided to try to pseudo-racewalk 3 … Continue reading

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The Crim is Great!

The Crim truly is a walker friendly event! We had a good time while we were in Flint this weekend! Here’s my synapses: The expo was in a new location this year. It was a little bit tight, but was … Continue reading

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I Have a Booth!

The people at the Crim have been phenomenal! They were able to squeeze me into a booth today. I wasn’t able to get set up until almost 7:30 p.m., but that’s OK. I have just MY table, so I can’t … Continue reading

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Heading to Crim

OK, I found out I’m definitely heading to Flint, MI on Thursday. I will definitely have a booth Friday. Other than that, and the race starting at 8 a.m. Saturday, the rest is up in the air! I hate having … Continue reading

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I’m Soaked

OK, I went for my 3 miles. I wore my most water-resistant jacket, a baseball hat and shorts. At first it wasn’t bad because the rain was light, but it rained harder the farther I went. About mile 2 I … Continue reading

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Rain and Lack of Motivation

OK, I’m supposed to walk 3 miles today and it is raining like crazy! Yuck! I just do NOT feel like walking in rain tonight. I feel like I’m catching a cold. But, the 10-mile race is this weekend, and … Continue reading

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New Shoes

When I find shoes I like, I try to stay with the same brand and style for as long as possible. It makes new shoe buying so much easier. The last few times I’ve purchased new shoes, I’ve had to … Continue reading

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Crim is Coming Fast!

One week from today and I will have finished my first Crim Festival of Races 10-mile Race. I’m VERY excited! (I’m also tapering, which is great. Only 5 easy miles today!) First, this race was voted WALK! Magazine’s 2007 Walker … Continue reading

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6 miles Tonight

I’m supposed to do 6 miles tomorrow, but I won’t have the time. So I did it tonight. What a beautiful night it was! I know I’ll be ready for the Crim next week! (188)

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New Blister

I walked an easy 8 miles today. My recent vacation and the extreme heat truly messed with my Crim training! I’m not sure how far I was supposed to go today, 8 or 10, but I decided to take it … Continue reading

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