Tag Archive: marathon

The pain is only temporary.

It started as a day of hope. Time goal, forgotten. Injury, forgotten. Missed long runs and training regrets, all forgotten. I was ready to run, to finish and celebrate with my team, to… Continue reading

PMS

Haha! (Made you look) Post Marathon Syndrome It’s been two weeks since my trek from Hopkinton to Boston. Here are the chronicles of my PMS. THE FINISH. All is great. All is happy. All… Continue reading

Yo ho, Yo ho, a bag of ice for me. 19 miles.

This entry is a bit long…but it is a detailed account of my experience, and therefore worth the read, I think 🙂 Stats 19 miles. Hey-O! Some hours, a bunch of minutes, and multiple seconds. Tune… Continue reading

Feeling extraordinary. 13 miles.

Stats 13 miles (step back week) 2 hours 30 minutes 53 seconds (11:30 pace) # of times around Wakefield lake: 2 (a long time ago, I could barely walk it once!) # of… Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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