As the summer begins to wind down (noooo!), I’m wrapping up yet another marathon training cycle. I’m running the Beantown Marathon on September 10th (the day before the Boston Marathon 2018 registration opens!) and yes, I’m going for my first BQ. Even though I’ve been on “summer vacation” these past couple months, July was very… Continue reading Summer Training Update
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
The New Jersey Marathon is one of the races I’ll look back on and think about how if you really want something badly enough, you will get there. The marathon was just two days after my 26th birthday, and I was so excited that my birthday weekend was going to be all about running. Some… Continue reading New Jersey Marathon
I was so excited for the weekend of the Boston Marathon – and I wasn’t even running it! (But I will be soon!) The weather was expected to be beautiful, and tons of people I follow on Instagram were heading to Boston for the big race. The weekend started off with BAA (Boston Athletic Association)… Continue reading Boston Marathon Weekend
Back in March, some friends and I ran the Eastern States 20 Miler. When I first read about this race in the fall of 2016, I knew I had to register – the race starts in Maine, takes you down into New Hampshire and along the coast, and then into Massachusetts where the finish line is. I… Continue reading Eastern States 20 Miler
Towards the end of January, I decided to give up refined sugar for Lent. I did this for Lent last year and was successful, so I thought, “Why not do it again?” I’m always up for a good challenge! But I soon realized that Easter was just a couple weeks before the New Jersey Marathon… Continue reading Why I Gave up Refined Sugar for 60 Days
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.