I ran my 8th marathon this weekend in Limerick, Ireland, to cap a three+ year comeback. It was a long journey, but I learned a number of important lessons along the way. If you are only interested in the race report, skip the prologue! Prologue After the 2016 Boston Marathon, a disappointing race for me in … Continue reading Limerick Marathon – A Comeback Three Years in the Making
It’s taper week…Not for the big show (the Philadelphia Marathon…), but rather for the preview race, the Staten Island Half Marathon. And I’m nervous. Like really nervous. I don’t remember the last time I was this nervous for a race. I still feel like my goal might be out of reach, but then I also … Continue reading Philly Training: Week 11
Well, the 21-Day Fix is over and my results are in, and they aren’t bad. Not fantastic, but I’ll take them given how many bad days I managed to pack in over 21 days. All in, I lost 2 lbs and 3.5 inches (0.75 in. at my waist and hips, 0.75 in. in my thighs, … Continue reading The 21-Day Fix, Results
As I hinted at in my last post, I’m in the middle of the 21-Day Fix, the three week diet and workout program that combines portion control with a 30-minute workout each day. One of my running buddies, Leah, is a team Beachbody coach. I’ve heard her rave about it for months, and figured I’d give … Continue reading 21-Day Fix, An Intro to My Weight-Loss Story
In early May, I let you in on a secret: I wanted to PR in both of my June goal races, a 10K and a 5 miler. On the last day of this month, I’m happy to tell you that I accomplished that goal! It turns out June was a very good month for running. … Continue reading Pride 5 Miler — Another PR!