When You Can’t Run the Marathon, Go Get the Shirt!!

When You Can’t Run the Marathon, Go Get the Shirt!!

Ya’ll. Can I just say that leaving town at the beginning of October, with all the sports and all the homework and the tests and ALL THE THINGS is absolutely stressing me to the max. It’s no easy task to get 3 kids to different places, including all the school things. I mean, we’re talking […]

Marathon Monday: What Week Is It???

Marathon Monday: What Week Is It???

What a couple of weeks it’s been ya’ll. Seriously. I looked at my training plan for the FIRST time in two weeks about ten minutes ago. Lord have mercy. I haven’t opened my lap top in two weeks. I haven’t looked at this blog or done any work whatsoever. Two weeks ago today I got […]

Here We Go Again: Marathon #4

Here We Go Again: Marathon #4

The marathon is a funny little(ok. not so little) thing. Some people can run them in their sleep. Their bodies respond and are just wired for long distance running and endurance sports. For others however, it requires large amounts of effort and training and mental fortitude to train for and complete a full marathon. I fall […]

Just Do It: Back to Racing

  It’s been a while since I raced. Like, over a year. After the Chicago Marathon last year, I had officially burned myself out. I had run 3 full marathons in 18 months, one using the Hanson’s Method which is really intense. In the middle of all of that I was getting my personal trainer […]

Own The Run with Gore-tex

Own The Run with Gore-tex

*image courtesy of Emily Megan Photography I started running ten years ago, against all my better instincts. I hated running, always had.  I didn’t really think I was built like a runner. I never had long lean legs(which I was under the impression were the assets that made running successful) or this insane desire to pound out […]