The one about Actually Completing My First Full Marathon: Grand Rapids Marathon Race Recap

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

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The one about My First Full Marathon

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

The one about Being The Perfect Friend Of A Runner

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