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The Long Journey Home

Even though our group is beginning to disperse, I still have another full day left in Beijing before my flight home to Boston. One by one our group departs – some leave for their home countries and others continue on their epic journeys through Asia and beyond. 645 more words

Adventure

Only skies.

As previously mentioned in my last blog post, life is a journey and I  just “gotta love the miles“. Without the hills, how can one appreciate flat roads by the harbor? 219 more words

Women's Running

Race Recap: BMO Phoenix Marathon

Or, “The Race That Probably Shouldn’t Have Been a BQ, but I Somehow Managed It Anyway”

I’m sitting here Sunday afternoon, watching the snow fall and trying to figure out how to write this post.  2,293 more words

Phoenix Marathon

I did it. 



Phoenix Marathon: 3:34:43

It was painful and a literal sprint to the finish, but I pulled that BQ with 17 seconds to spare! 

Phoenix Marathon

Hitting a wall

In distance running or any endurance sport, hitting a wall can occur when your body runs out of energy. I have hit a wall as early as mile 16 and as late as mile 22. 631 more words

Women's Running

Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Coaching Certification

In the beginning of the summer of 2014, there was an email sent from a fellow runner about the RRCA Coaching Certification program and a class being offered in Chicago on November 15th and 16th.   624 more words

Chicago Marathon Recovery and Base Building for Boston!

It’s been a month since the Chicago Marathon and I have been thoroughly enjoying some rest time.  I did two back to back training cycles with no break- Bayshore Marathon in May 2014 and then Chicago in October 2014.   675 more words