Thoughts on marathon training, or #MarathonTraining is ... Foam rolling in the dark at 6 a.m. while eating and almond butter and honey sandwich before your long run. Realizing 12 hours later that you dripped honey on the floor. Wearing a headlamp to run 12 miles in the dark before work. Chafing on your butt... Continue Reading →
The folks at Monumental Marathon put out a great guide this week. Since I'm already going taper crazy (similar to stir crazy), I've been putting together our trip details, too. This is our third consecutive year going to the race, and we also went up there last summer for the Indy Women's Half (now in the fall... Continue Reading →
With the New York City Marathon this weekend, there's tons of great stories out there about people who will toe the line. My three favorites, so far: Jen Miller's story of facing her own ideas of self-acceptance and body image, and losing 25 pounds before this marathon — after running several at heavier weights. She... Continue Reading →
I wrote a really good recap post yesterday and it got eaten by the internet. Sigh. Trying again. I don't think I've ever been as sad to see a marathon training cycle end as I am this one. It seems like it really flew by and it never seemed overwhelming. That gives me hope for this race and... Continue Reading →
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Best General News Photo, second place Kentucky Press Association, January 2013 For photo of historic church renovation.
Best General News Story, second place Kentucky Press Association, January 2013 For "Get the Flock out of Town: National Media Portrays La Grange as Going to the Birds."