Weekly Recaps 9/18-10/1

Can’t get my training log action together this season. Let’s roll into Chicago with one more double log! Week of 9/18-9/25 Monday: 8 miles on my lunch break, from downtown across the pedestrian… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 09/17/17

It’s almost here!!!! This was my last big week of training, now time to sharpen up and get ready to fly. I raced a 5k on Tuesday and am feeling good about Chicago!… Continue reading

Half-Miler to Marathoner: Nick Symmonds is Training for 26.2

Running a marathon is on a lot of people’s bucket lists. Including, as it turns out, two-time Olympians. It’s the last running goal Nick Symmonds wants to check off his list. “I’ve done… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 09/10/17

Whew! It turns out I’m not as out of shape as summer made me think. That’s a big relief! It’s not even just summer, I guess. When I’m running seven days a week,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap – 9/3/17

Marathon training can be such a grind, just trying to recover before the next workout or long run, feeling like you’re slow and exhausted and there’s no way you can run a marathon… Continue reading

August Mileage

See ya, August. Holy cow how is Chicago only 5 weeks away? Vomit. I’m feeling good though; mileage isn’t as high as before Monumental last year but my speed is better. And it’s… Continue reading

‘Off Résumé: The Nonprofit World’s Talents and Accomplishments Outside of Work’

I had the honor of being included in a round-up of what some nonprofit employees do in their off time, put together by the Chronicle of Philanthropy! Tracy Green, director of development at… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 08.27.17

There’s always, I think, a point in marathon training where the sheer size of the thing starts to bear down on you. The point where the mileage is high, the workouts are hard,… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 08.20.17

Sleep. Some days my body just says NO, very clearly and definitively, when my alarm goes off. I’ll lay there, my brain scrambling for an alternative to running early. Sometimes I say, “Oh,… Continue reading

Weekly Recaps 08/06/17 and 08/13/17

Okay, let’s just all agree that posting recaps every 2 weeks may just be how it goes for the next EIGHT WEEKS because that’s ALL THAT’S LEFT before Chicago. Holy. Crap. July 31-Aug.… Continue reading