Grandma’s Marathon Race Report

I’m going to start this race report with two lists. First, a list of lessons I learned. We’re all here for the takeaways, right? Don’t trust people who tell you races are flat. Always wear sunscreen. Don’t part your hair down the middle for marathons. Don’t skip the warmup ever ever ever. Go ahead and... Continue Reading →

Monthly Mileage: February 2019

Wow, February, there you went. SO SHORT. My total mileage wasn’t super high this month because a) there weren’t that many days and b) I raced twice and we backed mileage down for both. I also traveled the last week of February which forced me to take an off day and then I caught a... Continue Reading →

Monthly Mileage: January 2019

As Gabe Grunewald pointed out on Instagramrecently, January is all about survival. A LOT of my miles this month were run on the treadmill. I watched both seasons of the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel on the ‘mill this month. And, how did January both feel insanely long but also fly by without me getting nearly as much... Continue Reading →

New year, new race plans!

I usually just plan one season at a time, setting my A race and figuring everything else out. But I worry that lassiez-faire approach hurt me this year. My goal race wasn’t enough of a priority — and I think some of that is being too comfortable with Monumental.  As I was concluding I wasn’t running a... Continue Reading →

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