Phew! That might just be the longest blog post title I’ve ever written ;). So yes, the tl;dr version of this post is that I finished the marathon. And that alone, is EVERYTHING! I should just end the post here, enough said, *mic drop*. But no, I like to be extra on occasion, so I will provide a painfully Read More
Don’t worry, you didn’t miss a post or anything. You see, I haven’t actually run the marathon yet but I figured I could still make a post about it in anticipation, right? It’s 10 days away and I’m nervous. That is an understatement. The thing I’m most scared about is Read More
Sunday October 15, 2017 was the day. It was 7am at the start line in downtown Detroit, MI, 70 F, and quite humid. The day was finally here- after 3 months of training, I was going to complete my second half marathon of 2017, my 5th Read More
The team name I chose won!! How cool is that? I had signed up to join the team that my running group was forming for the Kalamazoo Marathon/Borgess Half Marathon/ Borgess 10k/Borgess 5k and we were asked for suggestions for team names. I don’t consider myself particularly Read More
If you are quite familiar with terms such as ‘long run’, ‘race day’, ‘hydration’, ‘pace’, ‘PR’, ‘strength training’, ‘rest day’, ‘easy run’, ‘fuel’, ‘wicking’, ‘blisters’, ‘cross training’, ‘stitches’, ‘runner’s knee’, ‘intervals’, ‘sprints’, ‘foam rolling’, ‘compression socks’ and so on but have not discovered first hand the amazingness of being a road warrior aka runner, then may I suggest to you that perhaps you are an [un]official friend of a runner.
It’s a phrase I have coined to cover significant others, siblings, friends, neighbors, and colleagues of Read More
What sane person, who doesn’t know how to swim, climbs 2 stories to a height of 30 ft, to slide down an inclined plane at high velocity into a large muddy body of water that’s 2 inches less than their height?
Yes, me. I did that. And I am still not sure Read More