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
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Philly Training: Week 11
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
The 21-Day Fix, Results
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
21-Day Fix, An Intro to My Weight-Loss Story
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
Pride 5 Miler — Another PR!
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!