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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Highlights from my Running in 2015

I love getting to this time of year and looking back at the races I've done and the miles I've ran over the year.

This year I have ran a total of 20 races. (Compared to 12 last year)
  • 1 full marathon
  • 9 half marathons (3 in KY, 3 in IN, 2 in TN, 1 in Canada)
  • 1 10 miler
  • 1 8 miler
  • 1 5 miler
  • 6 5k's
  • 1 3k
Yearly Mileage: 835 miles (Next years goal:1,000+)

My favorite race was the Niagara Falls Half.
I hadn't seen the Falls since I was little, so it was so exciting seeing them again. Also because I got to spend the weekend with my dear friend Michelle, who lives in Canada. Best weekend ever!
I didn't get an PR's this year, but the one where I got closest was the KY Derby Half. It was also one of the rainiest races I ran. As you can see, I'm soaked!

My hardest race would've been my marathon, the Indy Monumental. It wasn't so hard physically, as it was mentally. I had a very hard time getting into the game. I had lots of doubts and fears leading up to it. It ended up being my slowest marathon ever. But, I finished and I did get my fave race pic of the year at that race!

I am very happy with how my year in running went. I had no injuries! Woohoo!
In 2014 I had several injuries and had to cancel some marathons. I had none of that this year!

I have something crazy big planned for next year, so my mileage will be much higher. I can't wait to talk more about that!

I'm linking up with Marcia, Patty and Erica for Running Highlights.

What is a highlight from your year?




  1. You seemed like a running FOOL this year -& that's a compliment by the way ;)
    Even your worst run should make you feel proud of an awesome year.
    Hope your 2016 is full of great safe runs!

  2. Banner year with so many races! The highlight of 2015 was meeting you. I did 9 races this year.

    1. Thank you Nikky! I am so glad we met and have become friends! Awesome job on your races!

  3. Wow! You are amazing! Incredible!!

  4. Great year! Can't wait to hear what 2016 will bring!

  5. A great year!! and my guess is an ultra!!?! or more marathons....

  6. Still a great year, and 20 races? Wow!! Congrats lady!!

  7. Katie,
    20 races is Awesome!! You should be so proud of how well you did throughout the year. It is the journey that is so important... not the finish line.

  8. Oh wow, I knew you had done several but 20 races that is awesome!!!!!
    I am loving the new blog look, too:)
    I am super excited about your goal for next year I can't wait to hear about it as you get started on it:)


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