What Running is for Me + Week 10 Boston Marathon Training

I came across a quote this week that really made me think:   “Running isn’t a sport for pretty boys…It’s about the sweat in your hair and the blisters on your feet. It’s the frozen spit on your chin and the nausea in your gut. It’s about throbbing calves and

Why You Need to Experience Bad Runs + Week 8 Boston Training

This week I learned why you need to experience bad runs. On Monday, I was supposed to do a tempo run- 10 miles with 6 at half marathon pace.  My most recent half marathon was a 6:50 pace, so I thought, “Ok no problem, it’ll be 2 easy warm-up miles,

Road to Marathon Monday: Week 1

It’s that time of year again guys!  Spring marathon training season!!  The time of year when the path gets more crowded and Saturday mornings become a runner’s social hour.   This spring, I will be toeing the line on Marathon Monday at The Boston Marathon.  It’ll be my second time out