Tag Archive: running

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

Weekly Recap Aug. 28

Another big mileage week with 10 weeks still to go until Monumental! One highlight of this week is that I subscribed to Jasyoga, Erin Taylor’s on-demand yoga videos. She’s a former NCAA basketball… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Aug. 21

Marathons, and training for them, are a bit of a roller coaster. There are ups and downs, twists and turns, throughout the race and all the weeks leading up to them. Even some… Continue reading

Cross-Country Mini-Camp

Have you ever noticed the sheer joy kids find in running? And then as we get older it becomes a form of punishment, either from a sports coach for doing something wrong or… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Aug. 14

We’re now 12 weeks out from the Monumental Marathon, which is normally when I start training. Except I’m starting this cycle with a 70 mile week and my second 20 miler. When I PR’d… Continue reading

Safety first – tips and reflection

You may have read my creepy story about Mike in my weekly recap, which continued today. And, as my workday got rolling today, I saw news of a second woman murdered while out running.… Continue reading