I posted part of this a few years ago on my old blog, but it’s been a few years, and Halloween is still a favorite holiday of mine!
Let me begin with telling you how awesome the Haunted Hustle 5k/10k/13.1/26.2 event is. It’s local, the race shirts and medals are awesome, very well organized, logistics are simple, beautiful course, fun, etc, I can’t say enough good things about this event. I want to write about my immediate, day-after feelings about my finish, but…… Continue reading Haunted Hustle Marathon
Two posts in one week? What is this, taper time or something? Oh yeah. Steena’s Big Fall & Smashed up Knee Update: It’s okay. On Sunday after my fall instead of stupidly going back out there to try to finish my run I lounged on the couch all day with an ice-pack, ibuprofen, and a…… Continue reading Steena’s Big Fall & Smashed up Knee Update
It seems that during every taper for a marathon I have some drama to add to the craziness. This time around I thought it was that John ended up pulling an abdomen muscle. It was so bad he thought it was a hernia and saw a doctor. The doctor found no evidence of a hernia…… Continue reading Taper Drama
Two days after my last whiny post about not having confidence in myself I ended up having a great final long run before the marathon. It was the best long run that I can remember in my five years of marathoning. John and I started from the Keva Sports Center in Middleton, where the Haunted…… Continue reading Peak Long Run
Watching all the excitement from Kona on my computer is beginning to make me crazy. Crazy inspired, crazy sad, crazy happy for those who have qualified, crazy salivating with envy, crazy, crazy, crazy. I’m watching many triathlete’s dreams come true. I know that athletes who are there worked really, really hard to get there. Right now I’m working really…… Continue reading The Crazy Feels
After Redman Triathlon I had my usual post race feels, where I wished I could have done just a little better, was proud of what I did do well, and then started to think about the next one. Except the next one won’t be until at least next June. Sigh, all good things come to…… Continue reading When Triathlon Season comes to an End