I have a mix of emotions about this race: confusion, elation, disappointment. Short version: I walked away with a PR of 4:09:42. Which is great, but I am disappointed because I believe I have it in me to run a faster marathon.
Long version: I was feeling a bit stressed before this race. My stomach [...]
Are you sick of me talking about Chicago yet? Well I’m sick of thinking about it. My next post about it will hopefully be the race recap and then we can all move on with our lives, deal?
This entire week I’ve been a bundle of nerves and excitement. I distinctly remember last year during [...]
I had my last double digit training run on Saturday – 12 miles to be exact. It was the first long run of this training cycle I was really not looking forward to. I’m sure it has something to do with the taper. Since I’m no longer building up mileage and I feel ready to [...]
This morning when I came into work, I had my mind set on getting one important thing done before I started the work day:
I registered for my second marathon! I was debating between the Chicago Marathon & Portland Marathon for my fall race this year. My best friend Lauren lives in Portland and [...]