Two weeks out from Boston this weekend was not about running. I squeezed in a semi speedy 12 miler on Friday because I just wasn’t in the mood to run – strange I know – 12 miles is better than no long run miles. 6 weeks between back to back marathons is too long for my […]

I repeated this over and over to myself on my run yesterday. I had been dreading my long run. 5 weeks out from B & A Trail Marathon I knew that I wanted to do my longest and slowest long run of this training cycle. The only other person who typically runs my pace and […]

The way I deal with most things in my life is by running. When I’m sad – I run. When I’m happy – I run. When I am annoyed – I run fast. When I am tired – I run slow. When I am upset and hurt – I run long. Point being – I […]

Headed to the track last night to do 4 x 1 mile in lovely coolish weather – a rare treat for the first day of September. I ran my warm up a little faster than usual to really get my heart pumping and then started the workout right away. My goal was to get sub […]