Marathon Training, Running

The Heroics of the Weekend Long Run

Races are glamorous. When you first start running, training seems glamorous. The social media cheer, the text messages, the likes and tweets and sweet messages give you boosts and encouragement to lace up your shoes. What happens after you’ve logged 3,494 miles over the last 6 years? No pomp and circumstance. Mostly just crazed looks from people when you mutter under…

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runDisney, Running

Race Recap: Disneyland Paris Half Marathon 2017

Every mile is magic, especially when you run them inside of a Disney park! This run took me all the way to Disneyland Paris. The week leading up to the race I’ve began noticing some changes – a lot of mood swings, overall anxiety, particularly high irritability about everything. I don’t think it had anything to do with all the…

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50 States, Running

Race Recap: Run for Totality Half Marathon 2017

A month or so ago, I was researching some places to view the total solar eclipse that was passing through the country. One of my best friends mentioned a long time ago that he was interested in going to Jackson for a viewing party. When considering the map, I was pretty sure that everything west of Denver was going to…

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