You asked, I answered! I chose eight questions to answer about the Leadville Trail Marathon and Leadville Trail Heavy Half Marathon (15.5 miles) - both beautiful and fun, yet very challenging races. Please comment on this post or reach out to me on IG if you have any other questions 🙂 *I am a 5x… Continue reading Leadville Trail Marathon & Heavy Half Q&A
Today marks one month from the Baystate Marathon, and I'm feeling good. I feel recovered both mentally and physically. And even though it has been a month, when I do think about Baystate, I get that "runner's high" feeling. It was such a fun race, and setting a PR really pumped me up for spring… Continue reading Post-Marathon Blues?
You’ve probably heard me mention that I "tape my watch" during races, and judge my pace based off the feel of my legs. It’s something I’ve been doing for just over a year, and it’s worked wonders for not only my running, but also my mind. Before each race, I literally put two strips of… Continue reading Why I Tape my Garmin Watch during Races
Countdown is on for the Leadville Trail Marathon! Just over 3 days until we toe the starting line and run (well, run, climb, and hike) for Robert! If you're new to my blog and haven't read about Robert and the significance behind this race, please read here. Having completed the Leadville Trail Heavy Half Marathon… Continue reading Leadville Thoughts and Goals
Do you have a friend who is always down for crazy, spur of the moment ideas? My friend, Natalie, who lives in Boston is one of those friends. Natalie and I "met" through Instagram. Last December, she and I both ran the Happy Holidays Half Merrython in Gloucester, MA. We didn't know each other, but while… Continue reading Frosty Half Marathon – Thank you, Robert.
On Sunday, October 9th, I ran the B.A.A. Half Marathon in Boston. This was the third and last race of the B.A.A. Distance Medley, which consisted of a 5k, 10k, and now the half. I've been wanting to run this half marathon for a while, so I was really excited. A few of my coworkers were also… Continue reading B.A.A. Half Marathon
I'm trying something new this marathon training cycle, and so far I LOVE it! Guess what it is? NO MUSIC. I haven't listened to music while working out since the beginning of June. I found that whenever I was doing a hard workout, like a long run or hill repeats, I relied on loud, fast… Continue reading Something New I’m Trying…
Eeek, another hiatus from the blog! Every time I write a "To Do" list (which is every day, I'm the biggest list-maker), BLOG is always on it. Always. But then other things such as grad school work, cleaning, marathon training runs/workouts, etc take priority.. Anyway, I'm here to give a quick life update with the… Continue reading Training & Mini Life Update
On Sunday, December 6th, I ran the Happy Holidays Half MerryThon, hosted by YuKan Sports, LLC. The race began in Gloucester, MA, and quickly took you into Rockport, MA, both of which are about 45 minutes north of our apartment in Boston. Neither Kyle nor I had been to Gloucester or Rockport, so we were both excited to… Continue reading Happy Holidays Half MerryThon