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??
Richmond Marathon, 26.2 All Over Again!
Get ready for this - I MATCHED my PR time.
NYC Marathon – Race Report – Night Before & Morning of!
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!
Monument Ave 10k!
Monument Ave 10k In my opinion, races took my own mind off of weight loss and placed it on a performance goal. For me, getting fit and losing fat was a by-product of my desire to travel farther on foot than I had before. My story -- I did my first 5k in 2010. Before … Continue reading Monument Ave 10k!
Oh Marathon .. The formidable challenge
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
Lessons from a Peaceful Taper
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
How important is community? Friends? Family? I consulted Wikipedia. "The term community has two distinct commutative meanings: 1) Community can refer to a usually small, social unit of any size that shares common values. The term can also refer to the national community or international community, and 2) in biology, a community is a group … Continue reading Community