Browsing Tag : Half Marathon

Monisha’s Minute: My 1st Foot Reflexology Session

Monisha’s Minute: My 1st Foot Reflexology Session

A few weeks ago my co-workers and I pitched in to get my boss a gift certificate to Ya Ya Foot Spa. This spa offers traditional Chinese foot reflexology treatments. Just to brag on how awesome my boss is, my boss blocked out an hour for Staff Development so that our entire staff could go get ...

Monisha’s Minute: Running…I’ll Drink To That

Monisha’s Minute: Running…I’ll Drink To That

What makes us drink? Sometimes we drink water to quench our thirst? Or we might choose a soda just to have a flavored beverage with a meal. I’m not a coffee drinker but I have many friends who drink a cup of joe to wake them up a little. And we can’t leave out the adult beverages that some ...

It’s Gettin’ Hot But We Won’t Stop!: Monisha’s Summer Workout Essentials

  This week The Sporty Afros Camp will share with you the items we feel are essential to keeping our workout routine going through those hot summer months. Know that I am a runner. So all of my tips pertain to running, mainly running outside. Sunscreen Forget what your grandma said. Everyone ...

We Planned. We Trained. We Conquered! 13.1 Marathon

We Planned. We Trained. We Conquered! 13.1 Marathon

Sporty Afros ran in the inaugural 13.1 half marathon race in Dallas, Texas. Here are a few photos from our journey. Special thanks to Monisha, Mary and all of our friends and family members who came out to support us. Mary (our unofficial coach) surprised us at miles 3 and 6 and jogged with us a ...

Sporty Spotlight: Ejiro Isikuru’s 3rd Half Marathon

Sporty Spotlight: Ejiro Isikuru’s 3rd Half Marathon

Ejiro Isikuru  just finished her 3rd Half-Marathon race this weekend! Ejiro attended the University of Texas and I met her through my roommate/best friend in college. I believe a friend of a friend is a friend. Some how, I was able to look past her love of UT (I graduated from Texas Tech we ...

My First Half Marathon

About a week ago, I completed my first half marathon! **Yay me!** Those 13.1 miles were something serious.  I trained for about two and a half months. The only reason my training was so short is because I had already been training for triathlons so I thought, yea, I can do a half marathon, no ...

Half Marathon Training

So I have gotten back on the band wagon after the holidays and I’m up to 10 miles now. This week I’m going for all 13.1 . Next time I’m going to stick to a better traning schedule. This time I was so wishy washy. I would get busy and miss a training day. I let appoitments, ...