Tag Archive: monumental

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… Continue reading

The fall season that wasn’t

“Have you ever felt frustrated with running?” I laughed. The writer interviewing me for a local publication was surprised when I answered a resounding “yes.” “Let me introduce you to the fall of… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 11/5/17

Guys, let me start you with a funny story. After Chicago, I threw my shoes into basically a plastic garbage bag, unsealed. They were wet and it was best for them to be… Continue reading

Weekly Recap 10/29/17

So a crazy thing happened this week. I signed up for Monumental. Just the half, I mean, I’m not that crazy. Coach Matt sent me an email when he updated my log and said… Continue reading

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

October Mileage

290 miles run 38:23 run Max: 22 Avg: 8.5 Avg time: 68 min Avg pace: 8:06 Pilates/Yoga: 6 hours 9 classes taught Ran every day Weekly totals: 60.2 (race) 70 76.2 54 (taper)… 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