Boston Marathon 2016 Race Recap

On Monday, April 18th, I ran the 120th Boston Marathon.  It was my second time running it and I was thrilled to be back.  This is a pretty lengthy post, so here is a quick visual summary of the 4 stages of my race for those of you with short attention spans and great skimming

Final week of taper + Boston Marathon Training Week 14

Today is exactly one week out from the Boston Marathon, meaning I am entering into my final week of taper. Translation: ROLLER COASTER OF EMOTIONS! WOOHOO! I can’t wait! FUCK it’s just one week away? Where did the time go? OMG my foot hurts. It’s never hurt before? Shit what if I can’t run? Ugh

The Runner’s Brain + Week 13 Boston Marathon Training

Time for me to nerd out for a sec, guys.   I was listening to an old podcast from the Marathon Training Academy where they interviewed Dr. Jeff Brown, author of The Runner’s Brain.  In the episode, he addresses my old college psychology class days when he speaks about cognitive behavioral psychology and running.  Cognitive