Training Week 3: Niagara Falls International Marathon

Worry about finishing my two classes resulted in my not really following along with this week’s Training Plan. For what it’s worth though, my scheduled long run this week felt amazing. Monday: REST Tuesday: REST DAY. I had the intention running before work, but I suffered from some serious insomnia the prior night. We had […]

Pittsburgh Half Marathon: Training Week 13

Have you made your own motivational post for the Pittsburgh Half Marathon? Tell UPMC what keeps you going for a chance to win the Reasons to Run 2.0 sweepstakes. Contest ends on April 24! This week proved to me a lot of what I am capable of — physically and especially mentally. Game On, Pittsburgh! […]

Race Recap: Cherry Blossom 10-mile… err, 9.3 mile in DC

My first Cherry Blossom race — and my first time seeing the cherry blossoms at peak bloom season in DC! The last ten weeks of training have brought me to this 10-mile race. Which, if you’ve read any other recaps or followed along this weekend, was shortened because of an unfortunate accident on the course. […]