Three weeks until the London Marathon! This will be my 3rd international marathon (Berlin, Tokyo, now London), my 4th World Major (Berlin, Tokyo, Chicago, London) and my 22nd marathon overall! I'm even more excited as my running is starting to feel back to normal. It definitely has not been as intense as it was for the Phoenix Marathon, but at least I'm training again. My new goal for the Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: The London Marathon is Drawing Near!
I'm getting really excited for the London Marathon! We are sorting through the rest of our plans too, which include a short tour of Scotland. Can't wait! As for training for the London Marathon? I wouldn't say I'm quite as excited about how that's going....read on to understand. Monday: I ran with the Calhoun Beach Running Club after work. It was my first workout since Phoenix, which Continue Reading
Interview with an Elite: Tina Muir
A few weeks ago, I linked to an article from Runner's Connect about pool running. Enough of you read that article that the Runner's Connect community manager, Tina Muir, reached out to me to share some more information about Runner's Connect. Tina Muir! OMG! Well, I just had to ask her for an interview and was pleasantly surprised that she agreed. If you aren't familiar with her, here's a Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: Five Weeks Until the London Marathon
FIVE weeks until the London Marathon! Yikes. I have to admit, I'm pretty anxious to get back into real training, especially with the race so close, but my coach is being very conservative. He only wanted me to run every other day this week and always short/easy runs. If I made it through the week running pain-free, he would start to add mileage back to my schedule. So, here's how the past Continue Reading
Weekly Recap is BACK!
Weekly training recaps are BACK...why? Because I registered for the Phoenix Marathon! Not to be confused with the Rock n Roll marathon that is also in Phoenix, the Phoenix Marathon is a small marathon on Saturday, February 27th. Yay for Saturday marathons! It's also a (mostly) downhill course and hopefully will be my Boston Qualifier opportunity. I have a few running friends who ran it in Continue Reading