Browsed by
Tag: safety

What to do when your marathon is CANCELLED

What to do when your marathon is CANCELLED

In the last week I have experienced a wide range of emotions leading up to my non-marathon weekend. Maybe you know what I’m talking about… First, the excitement of it being race week.  This was it.  The race I’ve had on my calendar ALL year.  This was going to be my sub 3 race.  I knew the course, loved the atmosphere and basically loved everything about the St. Jude’s Memphis Marathon. St. Jude Marathon 2012 Then, doubt started to set…

Read More Read More

Boston Marathon Update- heading home!

Boston Marathon Update- heading home!

I am at Logan International Airport now ready to head home. I was too physically and emotionally drained to post anything last night. My entire Boston trip experience was amazing until about an hour or so after I finished. I will write more about the great parts of the trip- the expo, seeing the city, and running the best marathon of my life later on this week. Running a marathon is such an emotional experience and to be hit with…

Read More Read More

A scary run- what was I thinking?

A scary run- what was I thinking?

One of the downsides to 5K racing during marathon training is trying to fit in long runs.  Timing them right can be a bit tricky.  Fortunately, 5K’s don’t leave me as sore and tired as they used to in college (or maybe I’m not running them hard enough?) and my recovery time is faster for 5K’s than in other distances I race.  I’ve been working in my long runs the day after my 5K’s.  This past weekend was my last…

Read More Read More