Running

Goodbye, Runner’s World

About 8-9 years ago, as a brand new runner who knew absolutely nothing about running, I gave myself a New Year’s Gift – a subscription to the Runners World Magazine. I would look forward to every magazine and soak up the columns and articles. As years passed by and I grew more inquisitive of running,…

Running

Do you really need a goal marathon time?

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 and presented my medal and walked me along. (Surely I’m not the only runner who fantasizes!) …

Running

7 Days to Marine Corps Marathon

It’s 7 days to Marine Corps Marathon – 1 week from now I’ll be at the start line. I’m continuing to document my taper tantrums and perhaps later laugh at some of the crazy stuff. Taper Craziness I’ve managed to keep my nerves under control for most part. Sometimes, however, stress of regular life gets to…