How cool would life be if we weren't all just focusing on living in our own little bubbles, distanced from one another so not to burst them and let them in? How cool would it be if we were always connecting with new people that have new ways of looking at things and new thought processes and different experiences to discuss?
There is a, in my opinion, lyrical revelation in the song I want to share with you today. 2014 for me has been a very turbulent yet very forward moving and purposeful year for me. Maybe you can relate??
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
From months of training alone, months of eating according to what would help my body recover and perform best, months of working on my mind and mentality, months of persevering. This was my prize | http://youtu.be/FmpltOXhJhU
The train arrived at 1230 at Pennsylvania Station in NYC. Hooray! First thing on the agenda? A hot meal! I had been up for 9 hours eating nothing but oats, fruit, and Clif bars! Where's the delicious NY food at?! I found a deli right across the street. This was perfect! I was SO … Continue reading NYC Marathon – Race Report – Night Before & Morning of!
Why do we run? Is it because we enjoy it? Or are we just telling ourselves and other people that? Why must we always strive to become better, faster, stronger? Might this rob us of the joy that can be found in the journey, in the experience? A more beneficial question for me to ask … Continue reading Why Run?
Oh, marathon .. you formidable opponent, you. Every time I race, I am reminded of the respect I have for endurance sports, and for the people that excel in them. After the race, I am reminded of how much I personally love it, too. I've waited a few days before posting, mulling over my delivery of … Continue reading Oh Marathon .. The formidable challenge
No - I promise it is not an oxymoron!! I've been training for this marathon that is coming up in 3 days for >4 months. I worked very hard to get to this point and was looking forward to some time off of my legs! Historically, once a few days into the taper, I start … Continue reading Lessons from a Peaceful Taper