Will I ever run a marathon again?
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Is another marathon in the cards? Thoughts on my next goal. My last marathon was the Boston Marathon in 2017. I just eeked out a qualifying time. It was a hot one and it was all I could do during the race to stay cool, hydrated and fueled. I consumed a ridiculous number of GU … Read More »
Friday on the Run! Five Finds for Friday to inspire for Athletes and Foodies! Ready . . . set . . . Weekend! I’ve got some great fall finds, recipes, music and inspirational posts to share with you today so let’s dig in! *Disclaimer: I received the Rollga Roller and snacks from Nature’s Path for … Read More »
CrossFIT and running? What have I gotten myself into? Life is all about challenging yourself and growing as a person, right?! The second half of 2017 has been all about change and personal growth for me. We moved at the start of the school year so that our kids could start at a new school … Read More »
Boston Marathon 2017 Up ahead, an open fire hydrant. Could it be or was it a mirage? The cool water streaming over me as I ran through was immediately refreshing. I could feel my body temperature dropping and the sweat and salt wash from my face. I didn’t even care that my running shoes were … Read More »
Boston Marathon 2017 First Thoughts Hard to believe that Boston Marathon Monday has come and gone again. This was my 4th Boston Marathon and it really does feel like Christmas for runners as I heard it described by many runners throughout the weekend. There is truly nothing greater than being in a city where running … Read More »
New Balance Running Gear Must Haves #thisisboston Disclaimer: New Balance provided me with shoes and apparel for my Boston Marathon training and for my review. All opinions expressed here are my own. The New Balance Pulse Bra In search of a good sports bra for spring running. The New Balance Pulse Bra (Retail $45.99) is a … Read More »
Goals! Goals! Goals! You are probably getting a bit tired of the flood of posts about the Boston Marathon but seeing as I said this will be my last marathon (?????) I’ve got to get these thoughts all down on (virtual) paper. Ok, so your first question is probably is this really going to be your … Read More »
Boston Marathon Race Prep. Positive Self-Talk. Less than one week. The hard work is complete. All that’s left to do now is to get to the starting line on Monday. I will run through my pre race rituals, laying out my outfit the night before after carefully affixing my bib number. I will lay out … Read More »