Half Marathons, Marathons, Other Races, Tips & Advice

Leadville Trail Marathon & Heavy Half Q&A

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

Marathons, Other Races, Running, Tips & Advice

How I Prepare for a Trail Marathon at Altitude

Next weekend, I'll be running (well, running and climbing) the Leadville Trail Marathon in Leadville, CO in memory of my brother, Robert. Many family members and friends join us every year to either do the marathon, the heavy-half (15.5 miles), or to cheer. LTM is the second most difficult marathon in the country, partially because… Continue reading How I Prepare for a Trail Marathon at Altitude

Half Marathons, Marathons, My Life, Other Races, Running, Tips & Advice, Weekly Workouts

Post-Marathon Blues?

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?

Half Marathons, Marathons, Other Races, Running, Tips & Advice

Why I Tape my Garmin Watch during Races

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