Tag Archive: triple crown

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

Weekly Recap 3/19/17

Another week, another race. This Triple Crown series kicks my butt every year, although to be fair I’ve never hit 70 mile weeks in the in-between weeks. One more race to go! Monday:… Continue reading

2016 Triple Crown Race Recap

Racing, truly racing, comes at a cost. It’s both physically and mentally taxing. It takes courage, willpower, focus. Your legs work harder, your lungs work harder, your heart works harder. All systems operating… Continue reading

Weekly recap March 13 – 2016 PR #3

This spring season is flying by! Only 5 weeks until Carmel Marathon. Of course, that means I’m right in the heart of the marathon grind. The first four to six weeks of a… Continue reading

Staying uninjured: article for Louisville Women’s Sports

Training for the Louisville Triple Crown of Running or the Derby Festival Marathon/miniMarathon? I authored a guide for women to help them make it to the finish line uninjured that I authored for Louisville Women Sports!

Weekly Recap March 6

I’m very proud of this past week. I got in 66 total miles (!), including two speed workouts and my first 20 miler of the season. Plus teaching 3 hours of Pilates. Side note:… Continue reading

Weekly Recap Feb. 28

Less mileage this week as we head into a somewhat intense race season. This Saturday was the Anthem 5k, which kicks off a three-race series in Louisville, each distance two weeks apart and… Continue reading

Weekly recap Feb. 21

BIG WEEK. Completely exhausted, trying to rest as much as possible today to get ready to do it again. That’s the grind of marathon training — you have to be consistent, committed, relentless.… Continue reading

My Marathon Story

My first experience with a marathon was Boston. I was a college freshman in the city, and mostly what I remember is being excited that we had Monday off. As I write this,… Continue reading

2015 Triple Crown Photo Gallery