This past Sunday, I completed my 33rd full marathon, the Monumental Indianapolis Marathon. For a full list of my previous 32 marathons, check out this page. This was my 22nd state in my quest to run a marathon in every state, and my 2nd fastest marathon ever. This post will share details on my personal performance as well as the race in general. If there are any details I missed that you'd Continue Reading
Three Weeks Until the Indianapolis Marathon!
I made it through the biggest week of marathon training for Indianapolis- woohoo! I'm really excited for marathon 33 (state #23) in three weeks! My coach doesn't have me step back too much yet; I still have an 18 mile long run next weekend. But the overall intensity and mileage are on the decrease over the next three weeks. Taper time! Here's how training went this past week! Monday: 8 Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 2 Weeks Until the Antarctica Marathon
Antarctica is oh, so close! Keeping my fingers crossed that Dustin and I stay healthy all week and are safely en route to Argentina next weekend. Here's how training for the marathon went this past week: Monday: I ran after work this day: 2 miles easy, then 10 hill repeats of 0.20 miles each at 3-4% incline at 8 min/mile, recovery for 0.10, 1 mile cool-down. Hills are tough on the Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 3 Weeks Until the Antarctica Marathon
'Twas a good week! I got to run outside TWICE, including my 20 miler! Here's how training went this week for the Antarctica Marathon: Monday: President's Day! I had the day off of work. What's a girl to do? Head to an 8 am dentist appointment :) But after the dentist, I met my friend Vicki for a 7.25 mile run- OUTSIDE! After 50 miles on the treadmill last week, running outside in the Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 7 Weeks Until the Houston Marathon
Hello, hello! I'm here with my weekly recap of training for the Houston Marathon, which is 7 weeks away! These next few weeks will be 'peak' training time for the race. It's getting a bit intense! Here's how training went this past week: Monday: 9 miles at a 9:08 min/mile, run commute to work. The trails were clear, though it was quite chilly (in the teens.) I was able to fit in a vinyasa Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 10 Weeks Until the Houston Marathon
Another week, another weekly recap of training for the Houston Marathon! Time is flying by and there are just 10 short weeks until I run my 30th marathon at the end of January. *Quick note- if you only check in here for my weekly recaps, be sure to check out this post, the 3rd post about our trip to Norway- this time recapping our time in Bergen! Winter arrived in full force this week in Continue Reading
Weekly Recap: 4 Weeks Until the Three Bridges Marathon!
Happy Sunday! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. I'm here with my weekly recap as usual, linking up with Jess from Jess Runs ATL. Details below. Join us! (I am also linking up with HoHo Runs/Mississippi Piddlin, who host similar link-ups to Jess and mine. Check them out!) This week, I started ramping up a bit for the Three Bridges Marathon in Little Rock (December 15). Here's how Continue Reading