Tags » Marathon

When you don't fall off the wagon but jump head first

Ladies and gentlemen, I have had one of those weeks. It all started with a handful of dates on Monday. My colleague travels to the Middle East every so often and brings the nicest dates into the office upon his return. 342 more words

Running

Heat, Humidity... Whatever Weather, We Ride

What’s up party people? My marathon training has picked up, so I’ll keep working on writing more posts leading up to marathon season. Let’s get to it… 826 more words

Now's a Good Time for an Ultra Marathon

I have a 15,000-word dissertation due in a week, so I thought, yeah, now is a good time to run my first ultra marathon.  I’ll admit that I put a little too much Personal Best Pressure on myself heading into… 1,356 more words

True Progress is Slow But Sure

Marathon Training: Week Eight

This week was all about slowing it down. Not only because I had a 10K race on Thursday but also because, as I learned this week, training isn’t always about speed. 949 more words

Health

Good Form, Bad Chafing

I got out a little early than usual this morning, 6AM instead of 6:30 and I’m really glad that I did! Nevermind the much cooler temperatures, but I was able to get across Columbus Drive before the Rock n Roll half marathon start! 628 more words

Running

The Measure of Success

It was during a beer-infused evening sometime in November of 2018 that a group of four guys decided to run a trail marathon. The idea wasn’t a total moon shot: one of the guys had already run a 240km trail run that very year, another was running half marathons on a regular basis, yet another was slowly moving up within his running stats, and then there was me who kind’a just said “fuck it, let’s do this”. 725 more words

Running

Southern Caribbean Challenge 2019

The idea of an active cruising vacation is taken to the extreme in the Southern Caribbean Challenge.

It’s comprised of seven marathons in six countries over the span of just one week. 306 more words

Travel