How to Deal with a DNF

Weakness and failure are my two biggest fears.   Both happened to me this past Saturday.   I was supposed to run the Ogden Marathon in Utah.  It was supposed to be my 8th state, 10th marathon, and 3rd so far this year.  It was supposed to be gorgeous and

Wisconsin Marathon Race Recap

On Saturday May 7th,  I ran the Wisconsin Marathon.  This race was only 2.5 weeks after running the Boston Marathon.  It was my 8th marathon overall but did not count towards my 50 States goal, since my very first marathon had been the Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon back in 2013.  

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