Last week I ran with Barbara in midtown Atlanta and as we navigated uneven sidewalks with mix of dirt and concrete, I realized that it was my first run in many months that I had run on concrete sidewalks and
With the weather getting warmer (wait – is it REALLY getting warmer or is it pretending to get warm and then go back to cold?!!) and more daylight hours in the evening, lots of runners are stepping away from their
After Marine Corps Marathon, and London Marathon before that, I said that the next time I ran a marathon, it’d be as a fun run without any goals and expectations and hence my training would similarly be simple and stress
Even though the Georgia Half Marathon is a hilly race that I moan about everytime, it is one of my favorite races and a great reason to keep fit through winter. Running the race with The Kyle Pease Foundation makes
If you had told me 2 years ago that I would one day voluntarily sign up for a trail race and one that had a water crossing at that, I would’ve laughed my head off. Even though I’ve been running
For some reason, maybe because it was the weekend of Valentine’s day, these lines were stuck in my head. It is a sonnet by Shakespeare made more famous by the Emma Thompson/Kate Winslet adaption of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility.
All of last year I dreamt of my goal, and I visualized crossing the finish line, and breaking down in tears on seeing my time goal minus some seconds/minutes on the clock and fist pumping as unicorns and mermaids showered glitter on me