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

“Run like an old lady on ice.” Week 7

“On April 18th, we’ll all be Kenyans.” –Rick Muhr Stats 4.5 miles 48 minutes 23 seconds Song of choice: “Baby” by Devendra Banhart # of roadkill: NONE. (Thank you, Newton!) # of teammates who… Continue reading

Week 6, 8 miles for Karen (11.28.60-12.07.09)

Stats 8 miles 90 minutes 06 seconds (11:15/mile) Tune of choice: “So are you to me” by Eastmountainsouth # of times regret running Boston Marathon: 1 (and that’s all it took for me… Continue reading

Week 5, 7 miles of Gloorrrrry

 Stats 7 Miles 81 minutes 06 seconds Tune of choice: Keep Marchin’ by Raphael Saadiq # of times honked at by car, though I was nowhere near street: 3 # of times nearly hit by said… Continue reading

From 220 lbs to marathon training: week 4, 6 miles

Blogging my weekly progress is the best way I know how to keep myself motivated, especially when the weather becomes frightful and the distance not so delightful. All I can say is, enjoy the sunshine… Continue reading