I'm pretty much the worst at race recaps. I came, I ran, I finished, I ate lunch....that's pretty much how the races I run are these days. I convinced Eric to run the half with me to force me NOT to race the race. I didn't want to race, but I know myself a little too well. Once the gun goes off I have a hard time of actually taking it easy - my brain and my legs just say go, even if I am physically not capable of a pace they want to run. I'm not one of those people that can use a … [Continue reading...]


Made it through last week and feel stronger for it. Unfortunately this week has started out with a bang, literally, as Miles has a concussion and is home from school resting today. Never a dull moment around here. He is going to be fine but has to take it easy for the next ten days as […]

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When my children are bad we typically take something away from them that means something to them. Today has been one of those days where Colton is a crank and then is super loving – up – down – up – down. The only positive to the pissy mood he is in, is that he keeps saying […]

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One of the benefits of larger races versus smaller ones, are the expos. The latest and greatest gadgets that haven’t showed up at your local running store are on display, as well as your tried and true favorites. The expo is always an experience in and of itself. They are fun to attend whether you […]

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It’s marathon season. Not even a week ago, the world record for the men’s marathon was broken. The winner of the Berlin Marathon, Dennis Kimetto, finished with a blazing time of 2:02:57. This bested the previous record by 26 seconds. (Get it? 26 seconds over 26 miles? LOVE IT!) The time it took Dennis to run […]

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Old Waterford 1

It’s a minor pet peeve of mine when bloggers apologize for not writing. The world does not skip a beat if I don’t write a post – life goes on. I believe that no words are often better than too many words. I do however find myself in the situation where I own you an apology. I want […]

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MCM 2013

It’s September which means marathon season is upon us. Some runners have already attempted a last ditch effort at aualifying for Boston 2015, while others are gearing up for the major marathons held in October and November. Here is my list of WAY too many things you should pack to bring to a marathon. In my humble […]

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