Hello FAC!

I’ve been on the fritz from running since February and therefore been sentenced to swimming and cycling as my only forms of workout.  Trying to make the best of it, I joined the Frisco Athletic Center for the pool.  Besides, I was beginning to get odd looks from the trainers at the Frisco YMCA for the amount of time I …

Julie SimonHello FAC!

#BostonStrong – A Year Later

Running Boston 2013 was the best day of my life – until it was the worst. Supported by my amazing family and awesome fans that lined the streets, I finished approximately 15 mins before the bombs went off. Elated with my performance, I headed off to the family meeting area where I quickly met Paul.  Moving slowly from calf cramping …

Julie Simon#BostonStrong – A Year Later

Injury Strikes More Than Just Your Body!

February 9. The last day I went for a pain free run. The last day I felt invincible. The last day I covered any ‘real’ distance. It’s been over two months that I’ve been sidelined by injury now and to say that life has changed.. Well, that is an understatement.  I’ve seen 5 doctors (hoping one would tell me I …

Julie SimonInjury Strikes More Than Just Your Body!

Virgina Beach Marathon – injured or not!

March 16 was the Virginia Beach Marathon – my hope for this years BQ. However, after a month “off” and still nursing a calf injury that ended up being worse than I thought (more on that later) I had to make a decision to pull out or not?!?! With the amount of time I pondered over this (and the professional …

Julie SimonVirgina Beach Marathon – injured or not!

Frisco Running Company – Now Open!

There’s a new running shop in town!  The Frisco Running Company had their Grand Opening Saturday, April 11th.  They kicked off the day with a demo run by Newton Running and 2XU compression.  Next, was a Frisco Running Club social run and a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10am with breakfast by Einstein Bagels.  The event continued with drawings for shoes, gear and …

Julie SimonFrisco Running Company – Now Open!