Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1

Friday afternoon after class I flew to DC with my friend Meg for the Marine Corps Marathon. Meg had originally planned to run the marathon with me as her first (she got in via the lottery) but got injured over the summer and couldn’t run the full marathon, so she opted to run the 10K . . . → Read More: Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1

Thacher Park Running Festival 10K

Saturday marked the 100 year celebration of John Boyd Thacher State Park. Ever since I was a little kid I have been coming here to walk the Indian Ladder Trail, and it’s still one of my favorite places to get outside in the Capital Region.

I love going to Thacher for nature walks, trail . . . → Read More: Thacher Park Running Festival 10K

Country Long Run

Sunday was my first “long run longer than a half marathon” for this marathon training cycle! At 9 am I went out for a 16 mile run, the longest I’ve run since May 26, 2013. The run went pretty well, despite being muggy out. I ran on some back roads near my house and it . . . → Read More: Country Long Run

Weekly Workout Schedule – 5.20.13 – Marathon Week!

Well, its finally here! The week of my second marathon. I didn’t log as nearly as many miles as I had wanted during this training cycle, but there’s nothing to do now but run the race!

Last week’s schedule

Monday – Rest Tuesday – 3 mi complete Wednesday – 3 mi actual: 60 min hot . . . → Read More: Weekly Workout Schedule – 5.20.13 – Marathon Week!

Weekly Workout Schedule – 5.13.13

Last week’s schedule

Monday – Rest Tuesday – 3 mi actual: 3.5 mi Wednesday – 5 mi actual: 45 minute spin + 25 min biceps/back strength workout Thursday – 3 mi actual: 4 mi Friday – Rest Saturday – Yoga/Strength actual: 60 min iron barre class Sunday – 12 miles actual: 10.7 mi

Total miles . . . → Read More: Weekly Workout Schedule – 5.13.13