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A Memorable Weekend

Yes, I’m a tad late in getting a post up on here about the epic weekend Ryan had running with the Indiana Bicentennial Torch Relay and the Mill Race Half Marathon. 4,611 more words

Chi Marathon Recap Part 2 - A BQ Finish

Okay, deep breath, let’s see how far I can get without tearing up for this recap. There is so much to open up about here and I’m not exactly sure where to begin. 2,142 more words

"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


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


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


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