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
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?
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 .. 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