Tag Archives: 5K

HITS Napa Tri-Camp Training

Heading into this past weekend’s HITS Triathlon Series Napa Valley tri-camp, my confidence and fitness were soaring. The Sunday before, I ran 13 miles, with the last 4 miles at 6:30 pace.  I was pushing it. On the following Wednesday, … Continue reading

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HITS Austin Training – Week 3 | Leah Anne

As Mark suspected, after reviewing my running video, my running form needs some work.  The research I had done on my own the previous week has certainly helped as the pain in my left knee significantly decreased.  Mark and I … Continue reading

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HITS Austin Training-Week 2 | Leah Ann

The last day of week one training, Mark had me do a long run.  60 minutes, for time, not necessarily distance.  Walk, run, what ever I could do for 60 minutes.  I surprised myself with running the full time.  Later … Continue reading

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HITS Austin Training – Week 1 | Leah Ann

Today, Sunday, November 2, is the last day of the first week of training in preparation for the HITS Austin race in December. I had the pleasure of spending my first week of training in Turks and Caicos, a trip … Continue reading

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HITS Austin Training: Meet Leah Ann

Name: Leah Ann Age: 40 Training for the: 5K About Me: I signed up for the contest, not thinking I would actually win, but it was an extra motivator for running another 5K.  I think this challenge is going to … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

We saw an overwhelmingly positive response to our HITS Austin Training Program Contest through Austin360.com & FitCity editor, Pam LeBlanc, (in case you missed it, click here). It wasn’t easy but these four winners submitted emotional, inspirational and meaningful reasons … Continue reading

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Want to race HITS Austin for FREE?

Want to race HITS Austin for FREE? We’ve partnered with our friends at Austin360.com to give you just that! Click here to view entry details or view FitCity editor Pamela LeBlanc’s feature below: “Running on a race track is bound … Continue reading

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2014 Omaha Marathon Gallery

We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day at the 2014 Omaha Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and Friends & Family Mile. The sun was shining, spectators were cheering, bands were playing and the athletes were PR’ing all the … Continue reading

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Nicole’s Omaha 5k Training – Week 2

This week has been amazing with the outpouring of support and enthusiasm from my readers at Mom Saves Money. I decided to create a 5K Running Challenge for my readers who are getting back in shape like I am. I … Continue reading

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Meet the Winner – Omaha 5K

I’m Nicole, a 34 year-old stay at home mom of three kids ages 8, 5 and 3.  Part-time I run the website MomSavesMoney, published ‘The Extraordinary Art of Couponing’ and teach coupon, freebies and meal planning classes at the Metropolitan and … Continue reading

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