Race Report: Detroit Free Press Marathon

On Sunday, I ran the Detroit Free Press Marathon.  It was my 7th marathon since starting in October 2013, and my 7th state.  I chose it because it was close to the time of the Chicago Marathon so I could still train with my friends, I hadn’t done a Michigan race yet, and they had

The Struggles of Marathon Tapering

Forget the 20-mile long runs, the intense speed workouts, the grueling tempo runs.   Tapering is the hardest part of training.  Here are 7 struggles of marathon tapering.  Trust me, there are more     First of all, when I’m tapering I have so much pent-up energy.     But on the other hand, all my runs