Current Weekly Mileage:
Marathon: 3:07:55. Eugene Marathon 2009
Anatomy of the Perfect Long Run: Yesterday’s long run didn’t start out perfectly. I woke up tired. Tired and groggy and very lazy. I rolled around in bed for at least a half an hour before I could even muster … Continue reading
Lessons learned from the marathon: 1. Always wear two watches. Phil (Garmin 405) refused to function after 2.7 miles. I was thankful I had a backup watch strapped to my other wrist. 2. Handheld water bottles are THE best. But … Continue reading
Oh Thursday, you can only mean one thing: It’s time for Runners Lounge “Take it and Run” Series. This week they ask: Are you a green runner? How you make your running habit green? (i.e. environmentally friendly.) hmmmmm… (thinks for … Continue reading
The Lithia Loop Trail Marathon was my fifth and most challenging marathon. It was a fabulous race and I’ll say it now: this race report will be long. So bring a GU, get a glass of water, find a comfortable … Continue reading
Lithia Loop Trail Marathon Results: Even a 4,700 elevation climb and three miles of very steep and technical single track couldn’t keep me from establishing a new personal record for a marathon: I finished in 3:36:28, a new PR by … Continue reading
Notice the fuzzy head sticking out of the covers? That’s my mom. She’s conserving her energy for cheerleading later in the day.