Tag Archive: monumental

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

Weekly Recap Oct. 9

Bypassing my usual Sunday “Bagel and Blog” session in favor of writing this at home while watching the Chicago Marathon and drinking out of my award mug from yesterday’s race! On Monday, my… Continue reading