Things have been touch and go for a few months since the marathon. Twice I ramped up to around 30mpw, only to be brought back to zero for a week for two different reasons. The last few weeks have been going very well, however, and I think I’m on the road to recovery now! Here’s […]
It has been almost exactly four years since my first 6mi run when I started running! Each year has so far brought very different things for me. In 2013, I trained for my first marathon, then a half marathon and then didn’t train for a second marathon that year. Mistake. In 2014, I ran my first trail […]
It has been an eventful eight months in my life, both running and personal, since my last update. For a variety of reasons, the blog fell to the back burner in the second half of 2016. However I hope to be more purposeful and frequent with blog updates in 2017. Here goes a brief recap of […]
Six months or so ago, Brandy convinced me to run a 50k with her. It would be the first ultramarathon for both of us. At the time, I wasn’t running many miles, but she said she’d be running easy, so I figured I’d survive. We registered a few months ago for the 50k at the […]
In October 2015, I was having a solid month. After the back-to-back trail race and half marathon, followed by a win at the Runaway Pumpkin 10k, I closed out the month with my largest ever training week of 57 miles. Then disaster struck.
After 28 races, my 2015 competitive season is complete. I may race one or two more local races for fun, but for the most part, it’s back to training. This year was a wild year, filled with lots of the unplanned and unexpected. Yet, it was far better and more rewarding than I’d imagined. Since […]