Back to Training!

winter on crutches in Vermont

Yup, today was officially the first day of a whole new marathon training cycle! one week after the Boston Marathon, and just four weeks before the Vermont City Marathon! Lucky for me, that means it’s not too far till… Read More

Just Run Faster

boston yoga mala

After a few months of heart-rate training earlier this winter, it seems like I’ve been just waiting and waiting for my speed to come back to me. I’ve incorporated casual speed work once or twice a week even… Read More

Snow and Sunshine

cape cod dog in the snow

We were supposed to head to Vermont this past weekend, but Gary had a pretty bad head cold starting toward the end of the week and we cancelled our travel plans. So what were we up to here on Cape… Read More

Blizzard of 2015

Can we call it that? I mean, 2015 only started four weeks ago, but I think we’re all guessing this one’s The Biggie. The Blizzard of 2015. Also known as #blizzard2015. Did you welcome Juno to your home… Read More

Update on Heart Rate

running on cape cod in winter

Sooooo, after three months of trying and two solid months of not-even-cheating, I’m giving up on Maffetone heart rate training. I’m okay with giving up on things when they’re not working out. It’s not failure. And in this… Read More

Heart Rate Training

fall foliage

I’ve been testing out heart-rate training for about a week now, and wanted to share some of my initial thoughts! I never really understood the point of heart-rate monitors until one of my favorite [sarcastic-as-hell] runners – Emily at Sweat… Read More

Upward into Fall

Happy October! For the last few years in my second life-career of photography, September has been absolutely bonkers. Weddings, family sessions, dog sessions, local businesses who have finally slowed down and are looking for photos… and hours and hours of… Read More

Not feelin’ it.

The last week has been a rough one for my running. The weather has been great and humidity lifting, so I really really WANT it to be awesome for running, but somehow I’ve bumped up against this 3-mile… Read More

Sippewissett Hills

This morning’s run was probably the most fun, most laughter-filled run of this entire marathon training cycle! We’re nearing the VERY end of Crystal‘s training, with her Mount Desert Island Marathon this coming weekend. And with that comes… Read More

Longest Distance Ever

I ran 20 miles today! Whoa, that’s definitely my longest distance ever, but then again, I’ve been saying that a lot these days ;-) It started out at 6am in the dark and rain along the Cape Cod… Read More