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Wednesday Run

Gosh, whoever complains of time change hasn’t dealt with running after work in the dark for weeks!

I wish I had brought my camera, but I had no idea that I would in fact be running in full light the whole way.  235 more words


Wednesday Run


Seriously!  I wasn’t going particularly fast, so it wasn’t one of those runs, but at no point did I feel like quitting, I just felt fine.  457 more words


Wednesday Run

Last night, the weather was still warm (I think it got up to 78?), and it was still freaking MUGGY.  I ran only 4 miles, since that what it was on the schedule for my marathon tapering (holy crap, I really am running another marathon in just 3 days.  289 more words

Marathon Training


The Chicago marathon is known for being a flat race.  I did not think the marathon was flat.  There were hills, and though they weren’t long or particularly steep, they were there.  365 more words


17 Miles? Check!

The good news is that I have yet another my-longest-run-ever-EVER! under my belt.  The bad news is that 17 miles?  Was NOT easy.  Ouch.

I was going to meet up with Erin and Margaret at the Roosevelt Island parking lot.  640 more words


The (almost) 14 Miler

If you’ve been reading you know the forecast for DC on Saturday was calling up 102 degrees…  The heat index was said to be at 110. 513 more words


And now I'm sore...

I am now writing this on Wednesday night, after having the longest running-day of my life.

Today, I ran 11 miles in the morning (and had a very dramatic post about it… 341 more words

Chicago Marathon Training