Tag Archive: marathon

Monumental Marathon 2016: ‘Run smart, run hard, and good things will happen’

This is not going to be the best race recap ever — not much interesting stuff happened. Or at least I didn’t notice it. But I think the ending is worth it. To… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 11/6

Race week! Short recap because not much happened before race day. I’ll post the race recap separately. Monday was an easy 6 miles after work. Fun running around while kids were starting to… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 10/30/16

Six more sleeps until race day. Taper week 1 = not much taper. Coach doesn’t let off the gas quite as abruptly as some other plans, so this was sort-of business as usual… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 10/23/16

LAST BIG WEEK DONE! Seriously, I’ve been on the grind since late May and I’m not feeling burnt out but I am feeling ready to see the payoff. Just two more weeks until… Continue reading

Weekly Update 10/16

Holy moly, the marathon isn’t very far away all of a sudden! That snuck up rather quickly, considering I’ve been training for it the past 5 months. I’m actually still surprised that I… Continue reading

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

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