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No Man’s Land

No Man’s Land

Two weeks ago was the D & L Heritage Marathon.  Two weeks from today is the St. Jude Marathon.  That puts me right smack in the middle of no man’s land. Basically, it’s trying to merge recovery, training and tapering (in 27 days) and hoping for the best!  Running back to back marathons is not for everyone.  This past spring I ran them 7 weeks apart and I was able to PR 4 minutes on my second marathon.  I really…

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A big change in my little running world

A big change in my little running world

I have been running in Asics since my college days which is hard to admit has been over 13 years now… Boy, does that make me feel old! Senior year of college cross country season- Fall 2000 I honestly thought I would only run “for fun” later in life.  Who knew my idea of fun would include track workouts, tempo runs and long runs- sometimes very early or in pouring down rain.  Yet, somehow it IS fun for me.  And…

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Rookie Mistake

Rookie Mistake

As I may have mentioned a few times since the Little Rock Marathon my right knee has been bothering me.  It’s not a sharp stop-running-this-instant-pain  but I do not usually have knee pain of any kind and this is not normal. I blamed the crazy elevation changes in the LRM.  I took off a few days and mixed in a little cross training between some easy recovery runs.  For some reason the only run that hasn’t bothered my knee was…

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