Happy Marathon Monday! Qualifying for Boston isn’t something I ever aspire to do, but I am very inspired by those who have worked their butts off to get there. Hard work and results! Speaking of hard work, apparently I’m not doing enough. I had my first half marathon on Saturday. I bonked, I think. I’m…… Continue reading Half Marathon Bonk
Since my last post about having to decide on a different fall marathon I really haven’t given it much more thought. I’m probably going to risk it with the Garden Marathon in Madison since it’s cheap and the starting line is a mile from my house. If it sucks, I can just run home. Another…… Continue reading Forget Fall, it’s Spring Race Season!
My chosen fall marathon was canceled. Dammit. I had chosen the Lake Country Marathon in Oconomowoc, WI in the last weekend of September. I chose it because it was small, local(ish), and on the perfect time of year in my opinion. In past years when I trained for an October marathon I always thought my…… Continue reading Back to the Drawing Board for Fall Marathon Decisions
Spring weather came around over the weekend, and that meant being outside, enjoying my long run, and spending every waking minute in the sunshine as possible. On Saturday we did a recovery week long run of just 10 miles. We were both relieved to “just” be doing 10 miles this week, it would go by…… Continue reading Spring Weekend Miles
Yesterday I went on a gear & clothing shopping binge. For far too long I’ve needed to new run shorts, sports bras, cycling glasses, an insulated handheld water bottle, and goggles. The gear is something I can just order online, but the shorts I have to try on. I’m apparently the world’s strangest in between…… Continue reading Kick Butt More