Race Recap: Boston Marathon

Training for a marathon is a long, arduous process. It requires dedication and sacrifice, early mornings and discipline. For months, I put running before almost all else in order to put it all out on the line on race day. It’s remarkable how 110 hours and 48 minutes of running over 16 weeks of training … Continue reading Race Recap: Boston Marathon

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Scotland Run 10K Recap

I ran a 10K in Central Park on Saturday that I went into with big goals. I wanted to run sub-39 minutes, with a reach goal of 38:30. As it turns out, both of those goals were a little optimistic. Anyway, to back it up, the temperature on Saturday morning was perfect for racing. It … Continue reading Scotland Run 10K Recap

365 Days Healed

I wrote a post reflecting on my recovery 100 miles in, and now that I’m at the one year mark, I thought it was about time to again step back and reflect. For those of you who are new to this blog, I started it last year to track my recovery when I had a tibial … Continue reading 365 Days Healed

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

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