Category: Running

  • The Boston Marathon 2018

    “Memory is an abstract painting; it does not present things as they are, but rather as they feel.” —Eudora Welty The memories of my 2018 Boston Marathon experience are snippets; flashes of thought tethered to visual imprints. I’m not certain if what I remember is actually what happened, but this is what I remember:

  • The Berlin Marathon 2017

    The Berlin Marathon 2017

    This Sunday will be three weeks since running the Berlin Marathon. The race feels decades away, especially since many friends have run marathons since, and also because my body feels absolutely fine and has since the Wednesday after the race.

  • Training Goals

    Nutrition Mileage Sleep Speed

  • Becoming a Marathoner

    On Sunday I’m hosting the bridal shower of one of my nearest and dearest.  As I prepare for the party I am thinking about rites of passages.  

  • Training Goals – Nutrition

        As the countdown to Berlin Marathon Training Day #1 progresses, I continue to think not only about race goals but also, of course, about training goals.  

  • Running and Commitment

    As the countdown to Berlin Marathon Training Day #1 continues, I’m thinking about commitment and what it means to commit to marathon training.  Like any commitment, whether it is to a job, a significant other, or a way of life, committing to a 16-week training plan is a well thought out choice.

  • Beginning

    I start training for the Berlin Marathon one week from today!  This will be my third marathon training cycle and I am so excited for the journey.  

  • Strength and Movement

  • TCS New York City Marathon – November 1, 2015

  • Marathon Madness

    Marathon Madness

    I am training for the 2015 New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 1. These are the facts: