Hi everyone! SO much has happened since the last time I was able to make a post. I thought I would be able to manage a blog and a full course load of grad school classes, but clearly I was not. That's okay though because in FIVE DAYS I will be graduating from the University… Continue reading A Wet and Cold Fight to the End; The 122nd Boston Marathon
Running a marathon was a huge learning experience for me and I am so grateful for everything I have learned through training and racing. Running has changed for me over the years and what once used to be something that was a pain and I hated to do, running is now an escape for me… Continue reading 26 Things I learned from Running a Marathon
I did it! I ran 26.2 miles and I am on cloud nine! I was going to post this earlier, but I didn't want to until I could put my emotions into words and quite frankly, i'm not sure I will even do this post justice right now. My weekend was a complete roller coaster… Continue reading Officially a Marathoner!
I just wrapped up week 16 of training with a nice 12 mile run! I will not see the double digits again until race day and that makes me nervous. I am in a mix of emotions right now because I cannot believe I am actually going to do this! The journey thus far has… Continue reading Two Weeks To Go!
Hello everyone! I cannot believe I only have 4 weeks left of training before the big day! My nerves are out of control! I have my last big long run next sunday which is 20 miles and i'm not sure how to feel about it because i'll still be 6.2 miles short of marathon distance.… Continue reading Only 4 Weeks Left!
I usually like to post after my long run of the week however, I had such an amazing week of training that I couldn't wait. So here in the mitten the temps have definitely dropped and even though it was nice to experience different running weather, I want some 70 degree days back. Since I… Continue reading Hello Fall!
The last couple weeks of training have been great! This past Saturday I ran in the Labor Day 30k which was the first time I ran 18.5 miles. Surprisingly, I placed 2nd in my age group and had a very challenging run. Going into the race I had heard that the course was challenging and… Continue reading Run Happy 🙂