I don’t run in your toilet, so don’t dump on my charity running.

“Wow way to go! It’s great that you came this far. What race did you use to qualify for Boston? I’m so glad you’re doing it the right way and actually qualified to… Continue reading

Mass Mentoring. WHY I run. 16 miles.

Stats 16 miles Why I run. Last weekend, when I reached my final water stop after 13 miles, I was not entirely sure I could finish. I was in pain and my will… Continue reading

Superbowl Bar Crawl/Run. 14 miles.

Sorry to all of my readers for the missing entry from last weekend. Following some excrutiating shin pain, I took on full recovery mode. Rest, ice, low-impact cross training, lather, rinse, repeat…but I’m… Continue reading

Frozen eyebrows and snot icicles. 13 miles.

warning: I apologize, in advance, for the bitch fest that is about to take place. Stats 13 miles of pure agony. 2 hours 24 minutes 00 seconds (Doesn’t count the # of minutes… Continue reading

Sochi 2014, here I come. 12 miles.

Stats 12 miles! Hey-o! 2 hours 12 minutes 4 seconds Tune of choice: “Got to Give it Up, Part 1” by Marvin Gaye # of times beeped at by crazy  SUV man: 1… Continue reading

Runnin’ Dahntahn…with a little help from Mikey. Week 12.

Yinzer word of the day:  “Dahntahn” – downtown Stats 10 miles Not even sugar coating: 2 solid hours. Tune of Choice: Arabesque #1 by Mikey # of tour stops (Polaroid moments): 3 #… Continue reading

…and a Happy New Year. Week 11

  Stats 8 miles 1 hour 28 minutes 16 seconds Tune of Choice: “Boogie On Reggae Woman” by Stevie Wonder # of times Alarm DIDN’T go off: 3 (thank you, iPhone bug) #… Continue reading

Ho Ho Horrible. A Christmas Story Week 10.

The fact that I am a week behind on my blog posts should tell you how excited I am tell you about my holiday running. (In other words, I am not.) So in… Continue reading

Bad decisions. Week 9.

 Preface Bad decision #1: Boot Camp. See Exhibit A.   Bad decision #2: See Exhibit B. Stats 6 miles 67 minutes 56 seconds Tune of Choice: “Tenderness” by General Public Misery count: 4 The… Continue reading

I thought I could. Week 8.

Stats 5 miles 55 minutes 04 seconds Tune of choice: “Back on the Chain Gang” by the Pretenders # of random town folk cheering: 3 (Newton residents in cheer training) # of times I… Continue reading