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Month: September 2017

Fall Racing Schedule – A confession

Fall Racing Schedule – A confession

It seems odd to write about my fall/winter racing schedule when I haven’t even finished up with my A race, but since most people I know are already filling up their calendars, I figured why not get it off my chest!  My main fall race is no surprise. I’ve been living and breathing the Marine Corps Marathon for almost a year now since the Organization of Autism Research offered me a spot last year after my fundraising for the London Marathon. Almost…

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Picking up from a scrappy week – 5 Weeks to MCM

Picking up from a scrappy week – 5 Weeks to MCM

I’m a creature of routine. There are certain days that I wake up early in the morning to run, and there are certain days that I sleep in and hit the treadmill at lunchtime. Takes a bit of getting into a routine, but once established I find it relative easy to stick to no matter what I am juggling. This week things threw me off! Hurricane Irma closed schools (and roads) for 2 days in our county even though we were…

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Craft Classic Half Marathon – Race Report

Craft Classic Half Marathon – Race Report

On the quest for a half marathon before Marine Corps, I was going to “race” the Craft Classic Half Marathon to evaluate where I was in my training for Marine Corps Marathon.  While I wasn’t feeling too good the day before the race with a lost voice and some chest congestion (my usual race jinx), I woke up the morning of the race with nothing worse than just being crazy sleepy. And with the weather being the best it could…

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