Monthly Archive: June, 2016

Ready to Be Monumental!

I am excited to share I’m officially headed back to the Monumental Marathon for the fourth year! Fast course, good weather, great organization! In 2013, it was my third marathon back after a… Continue reading

Weekly recap June 26

I think one of my friends summed it up with his Strava title today: “Running out of things to say about the humidity.” It’s his first summer in Louisville, and the Ohio River… Continue reading

Weekly Recap June 19

Five straight weeks at 50 miles a week and a little higher! When people ask me for advice on running, I always say “be consistent.” Building up slowly to higher mileage and being… Continue reading

Race Report: Viking Dash 5k

Holy heart rate! Last night I raced a smallish 5k as part of a Catholic church summer picnic. The forecast had been for the mid-90s and I had asked coach for advice earlier… Continue reading

A Thousand Words

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. This one is worth a thousand memories, probably more. I celebrated a decade of being a runner last month, and while that was a… Continue reading

Weekly Recap: June 12 — All the miles, all the sweat

Clicking off the miles in June! Despite complaining to coach late last week that everything seemed hard, I’ve run well ever since.   We’ve reached the point in Kentucky summer where it’s basically… Continue reading

Kentucky’s Thomson ‘does the damn thing’ at Nationals

Wednesday night, Track Town USA: Perfect running weather, temperatures around 70. The men’s 10,000 — the last event of the day and the only final — toes the line. And University of Kentucky… Continue reading

Halfway there!

I hit halfway earlier this week — three weeks ahead of halfway through the year! This goal represents a 10% increase over my total mileage run in 2015.

Downtown Challenge

When I accepted my new position at The Library Foundation two months ago, I was thrilled to be heading into development full-time and for a cause I’m truly passionate about. I was also… Continue reading

Weekly Recap June 5: Summer of Miles, Miles of Summer

My third consecutive 50+ mile week of the summer! This was a rough week — I was feeling a little worn down and not getting enough sleep, and then the heat and humidity went… Continue reading