2016 Phoenix Marathon Recap

2016 Phoenix Marathon Recap

I think it took me longer to write the recap than it did to run the marathon. A few weeks ago, I was in Arizona for the Phoenix Marathon. I ran it last year trying to chase down 3:30 (sound familiar), but was ignoring an injury that ended up slowing me down. This...
The Spontaneous Marathon

The Spontaneous Marathon

When you look at a calendar and start marking down distances you plan to run in the upcoming weeks, sometimes there are certain days you just look at and say “ugh.” It’s just something you know you are not looking forward to, but understand that it must be run in...
CIM Recap, The One That Is Confusing

CIM Recap, The One That Is Confusing

Confidence was solid. I actually struggle to remember the last time I felt so “ready” for a race. Training runs were solid. I was nailing my long runs with the faster miles coming at the end. Speed work felt good. In my middle distance runs, I often...
Phoenix Marathon: Let’s Get Social

Phoenix Marathon: Let’s Get Social

What happens when you have a bunch of runners armed with the power of social media all in one place at one time? An epic meet up and tweet up of course. This past weekend was the Phoenix Marathon and with so many of us being connected through our blogs or via...