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"I needed to focus on running for the love of running" Boston Bound Author Elizabeth Clor on Anxiety, Running Performance, and Qualifying for Boston

Early this year I received a Boston Qualifier Questionnaire from a Elizabeth Clor. In her write up she mentioned that there’d been some ups and downs on her road to a BQ, including some performance anxiety in trying to get to the race. 1,227 more words

Books

ZERO Week (almost over)

The final week before a marathon (or any goal event really) is both an awesome time and stressful time. You’re excited and you’re fit (hopefully), but by resting more than usual you feel not-so-fit. 959 more words

Running

Denial is not just a river: Boston

It’s been awhile…I’ve been slightly in denial and slightly overwhelmed. There are some things going on outside of running that are taking up a lot of emotional energy and time. 879 more words

Trail Running

Monday Catch-Up Madness 

Last week was rough. I was really, really not feeling training. Like really. And then, my Lauren Fleshman “Believe” training journal serendipitously hit the right spot when I turned the page to the “Hit Reset” photo. 929 more words

Boston

Taper Time

Holy smokes, folks (you like that? I’m a poet), it’s Taper Time (a side of alliteration with my rhyme please). This weekend’s run was the final 20 miler before the slow wind down to the BIG DAY. 928 more words

Long Run

Hilly hump day ...

Ok, so after much haranguing, harumphing, and general boohooing, I finally looked at an elevation map of the Boston Marathon. I was totally in that “ignorance is bliss” stage. 1,028 more words

Trail Running

Form Friday: That time I changed my form part 2

If you recall, a few weeks ago I promised a multi-week piece on good form. Little did you know that it meant it would be a couple weeks before the next post, ha! 961 more words

Boston