I have to admit something here… If you asked me in person, I was honest, but I tried to hide my true fear on this blog for some reason… but I was not 100% sure I was going to be able to handle the marathon this year. I think I mentioned that training felt particularly… Read More Long runs or “Why is there always a headwind?!”
I think I should just call this blog “Ridiculous things that happen to me while running” My plan this week was to take my long run to the Minuteman Trial. I wasn’t sure what the snow and ice situation would be, so I packed my Yaktrax and drove over to Bedford. It was pretty icy… Read More Icy trails and soapy Gatorade!
Week two. It certainly was better than week one (no head injuries or being splashed by puddles). I got in my speed work, ran on the indoor track at Shad, and my long run felt pretty great yesterday. The weather was perfect, the ice was mostly melted, and I felt comfortable during the run. After,… Read More Marathon Training- Week 2!
It’s that time again… marathon training! First a quick catch up. I’ve run a couple of half marathons since I last blogged, both in October, and a 5K January 1st. The BAA Half
Something I hadn’t thought too much about when I signed on for the marathon was what the weather was going to be like during training. I know I live in New England and it’s winter, but it was just so mild last year that I didn’t think about it too much. I’ve run in the… Read More Oh the weather outside is weather…
I am at the point now where I’m not 100% sure how I am going to run 13.1 miles twice in one day. I know that I have weeks and weeks (and miles and miles… like almost 300) of training left to do, but wow. I love a good half marathon. One. Just one a… Read More What, no medal?
Here are my official Stoneham Theatre Boston Marathon pictures taken by the lovely and talented David Costa! Don’t forget to donate! Tell your friends! Click here! I totally always smile like this when I run. You can’t tell, but my butt is frozen to the front step of the theater