Second recap in a month. I feel like this is some sort of giant step for me. Two recaps, means two races. Two races that made me really happy even though they went nothing like I had imagined. I don’t really plan anymore for how things will go in races. I’ve been running races for 14 […]

The weather will be near perfect for a marathon tomorrow. Not too hot, not too cold. There may be some points along the course that are breezy or downright windy, they always are, but other than that it should be a beautiful day for a marathon around our Nations Capital. I’ve made the mistake many a […]

My alarm went off at 4:11. My favorite number is 11 and my birthday is 4/11. If I was waking up early for a marathon I wanted the number on the clock to be a good one. I was not tired. In the weeks leading up to Marine Corps I tried to go to sleep […]

Let me just preface this post with this statement. I am in no way recommending that you do back to back marathons two weeks apart or even just back to back marathons. I do know however that there are many runners out there just like me who throw caution to the wind as they say […]