Recover Like You Mean It

There is nothing like a boring, recovery cycle to make me slack off on blogging, apparently. But maybe it’s for the best. After all, recovery runs aren’t very sexy. The thing is though, while a recovery cycle isn’t very sexy, it is very important. In the words of Pete Pfitzinger: “You have little to gain … Continue reading Recover Like You Mean It

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Race Recap: Philadelphia Marathon

Tuck in guys and gals, I have a long one for you today. Prologue The Philadelphia Marathon was my 6th marathon, but my first in nearly 13 months due to a tibial stress fracture last winter. I didn’t run Dec. 8, 2014 – March 10, 2015, with the exception of a few short runs before … Continue reading Race Recap: Philadelphia Marathon

Philly Training: Taper & Race Week

Race week is already here. What?! The hard work is done, and now all I need to focus on is not doing anything stupid to injure myself and not checking the weather too much and driving myself crazy. Harder said than done. Exhibit A: the crescent roll incident. With just one, easy 3 mile shakeout … Continue reading Philly Training: Taper & Race Week