Weekly Recap Sept. 25

My post-race recovery week mileage is now higher than my max mileage from a year ago. WHOA. It was a good week for recovery since my schedule was off-kilter. Monday we had a… Continue reading

From overweight to breaking the tape: Traci Falbo

One of the country’s top ultra distance runners is walking through the parking lot of a Panera Bread in Louisville, Ky., on a Thursday afternoon. She has a faded tattoo around one ankle,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 9/18 + TWO race reports!

What a week! Not one but TWO races, and I’m happy with them both. I started off the week with an easy 8 on Monday afternoon that I was able to squeeze in… Continue reading

Why I’m skipping Boston — again

In 2007, I ran my first marathon and qualified for Boston — the goal I had set for myself when I decided to run a full about six months earlier, with just a… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 9/11

My body definitely feels like I put in a lot of miles this week but it seems kid of surreal at the same time. Like, how did that just happen? I hit 76.5… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Sept. 4

Happy long weekend! I love three-day weekends, even though I have so much to do that Monday is my only real down day. This week I got super exciting news that I was… Continue reading

Summer Running, Happened So Fast

Published in The Running Journal, September 2016 (e-edition here). When you live in this part of the country, summer is for short racing because it’s generally too miserable for much else. This summer, I… Continue reading

August Mileage

Talk about a month I won’t miss! A lot of great training but man, that weather? No thanks. August Recap: YTD progress: 82% of goal — 1,870 of 2,260  Miles run: 288.5 Time… Continue reading

Tips for a Successful Race

Another great post from Steve Born at Hammer Nutrition. While originally titled for long-distance triathletes, anyone racing long (I’d say half-marathon or more) can benefit from his expert advice. I’ve added some of… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Aug. 28

Another big mileage week with 10 weeks still to go until Monumental! One highlight of this week is that I subscribed to Jasyoga, Erin Taylor’s on-demand yoga videos. She’s a former NCAA basketball… Continue reading