The Comeback Race

Last October, I completed my very first marathon and promptly signed up for the next! I loved everything about the marathon distance. Mostly I loved the training… the three months of goal-setting, the next-level joy and meditation that comes with… Read More

Cheering on friends at the Hyannis Marathon and Half! Congrats too all those finishers here on Cape Cod, and up at the race I was originally slotted for, the Half at the Hamptons in NH! My knee is… Read More

New Sneaks

The perspective of this photo cracks me up, and I almost feel bad for those Mizuno Wave Rider 16s that served me so well through my first marathon! I should have lifted them up on the pedestal (shoebox)… Read More

Cape Cod Marathon 2013

So I thought I’d provide a little review of the Cape Cod Marathon itself, particularly since it was my least favorite part of my first ever marathon experience. Of course I’ve never run another marathon, so maybe it’s… Read More

Fun day expo-ing! Very cool that they were screen-printing shirts and sweatshirts right there, so you could make some unique choices for your own shirt! Not as much there for me to deplete my bank account on as… Read More

This guy. My husband Gary has been along for so many of my runs over the last 10 years. Sometimes I urge him to head out, sometimes he urges me. Sometimes we’ll just do anything to tire the… Read More

Taper Week in full effect! After resting Sunday and most of the day Monday, I admittedly hopped on the bike trainer Monday evening. Taper fail. Then I spontaneously left for hot fusion yoga when I woke up on… Read More

Marathon Goals

As we’re getting closer and closer to this weekend’s marathon, I’ve been thinking about my goals! (1) Finish my first marathon, have fun, smile lots, create memories and encourage those around me! (2) Finish under 4 hours and… Read More

From my final long run! Just 8 miles this morning, cruising around the beautiful oceanside village of Osterville. I skipped headphones for the first time while alone this training cycle. I’ve never been huge on running to music,… 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