Ocean’s Run “Half” Race Recap

My original plan this spring was to run the Frozen Penguin Half in Brooklyn next weekend, but an unexpectedly early sellout left me scrambling for other options. I wanted a flat-ish early March half to test my fitness leading up to Boston. It couldn’t be too far away, but I was willing to travel a … Continue reading Ocean’s Run “Half” Race Recap

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Boston Training: Weeks 6-9

It’s been a crazy couple of weeks, so I’m more than a little behind with my training logs. That doesn’t mean training hasn’t been continuing full steam ahead though! In the past four weeks, I’ve logged a total of 228 miles and run six solid workouts. I usually aim for two workouts per week, but … Continue reading Boston Training: Weeks 6-9

Boston Training: Week 5

Last week’s blizzard already seems like a distant memory at this point, but that didn't prove to be true earlier in the week, when slush and ice and poorly plowed roads proved a little difficult. But that couldn't stop me from getting back to the grind after a down week, with two tough workouts, and … Continue reading Boston Training: Week 5

Boston Training: Week 3 (And Big News!)

Last week was a big one. Sure, I hit as many miles last week as I did during Philly peak week, but more importantly, I got engaged! On Sunday afternoon, when I largely recovered from a hangover (remnants of my running team’s holiday party the night before), my boyfriend fiancé and I went for a … Continue reading Boston Training: Week 3 (And Big News!)

Boston Training: Week One

Back to the grind, as they say. I kicked off the first week of my 16-week Boston Marathon training cycle last week, and I got straight to work with one good workout and a good chunk of my long run at goal marathon pace. The conclusion after week one: You sure can lose fitness fast. … Continue reading Boston Training: Week One