Training for an endurance event – whether it’s a 5K or an ultra-marathon – means one thing: lots of time on your feet! From intervals and tempo runs, to long runs and even other forms of cross-training, the shoes that you choose to wear for each workout can make a major impact: on your performance, comfort and yes, even your attitude! (more…)
I am just getting off a 23 week training program and I couldn’t be more ready for some rest! 23 weeks sure is a long time to be training for something. When the NYC Marathon was canceled, I picked a new marathon to run that was still 5 weeks out, so my 18 week plan turned into 23. (more…)
This past weekend, I ran my fifth full marathon: the Charlottesville Three Bridges Marathon. It was what I had trained months for, slated as my “A” fall race and was ready to conquer as my first Boston-qualifying race.
Well…that didn’t happen. (more…)
I have been traveling a lot for races lately. Just over the past year I’ve traveled to Washington DC, Seattle & Portland, Vermont, Philadelphia, and next week I will be traveling to Rehoboth Beach, Maryland to run a marathon. I never traveled much before I started racing all over the place, it’s become a great excuse for a mini vacation! (more…)
Just like anything else, there’s a code of conduct and and ethics that go along with racing. A certain level of respect is expected from the person racing as well as the company putting on the race. Some rules are followed, while others not so much.
This brings up the act of selling (more…)