To PR or Not to PR, That is the (Mind's) Question

Life has no limitations, except the ones you make. Les Brown

A couple weeks ago I was scheduled to run a The Middle Half Marathon. This is a 13.1 mile race I have completed several times, so there was no hesitation about finishing the race. 764 more words

Chicago Marathon Part 2: Breaking [personal] Records

It seriously took me about a week to come down from the runners high from the Chicago marathon. My legs are feeling back to normal and I am ready to start the short ramp up and re-taper for NYC! 943 more words


manhattan beach 10k

The Manhattan Beach 10K  start line is just a mile away from my house. If I can claim a local race it’s the MB10K, and this year would be my fourth running. 753 more words

Race Report

I BQ'd!!!

For those of you who aren’t into the running jargon, BQ is short for Boston Qualifier. Which means a runner ran a marathon in a specified time (or faster) according to gender and age that will allow the runner to run the Boston Marathon. 426 more words


2016 Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon Recap

Disclaimer: As a Rock ‘n’ Blogger I received a complimentary global tour pass, which I used for entry into this race.  I also received complimentary VIP access.   1,266 more words


Front Squat PR and an Ode to Aldi.

I flipping love Aldi.
Since Mike is chasing his dream job, our income has dropped a bit so we had to get really creative with buying cheap. 255 more words


Athlete Zero: Now with Handwritten WODs

Carl activated the AZ Facebook again because it seems he’s getting back into coaching — which is lovely. He posted the following photos which is kind of nice as opposed to his slow run of text messages. 227 more words