Marathon Snapshot

If you’re a visual person, you want to see things on paper. I like numbers. I like charts. I like statistics. I like pretty pictures to go along with them. Here is a visual of my race – the map, stats, and each mile pace. On paper (or computer screen), it’s easy to see whereContinue reading “Marathon Snapshot”

Shamrock Marathon 2013 – A Race Report filled with Rambles and Lessons Learned

Similar to all big things in life, my brain is all over the place about my marathon. This blog is going to be all over the place too. It will be a bit of a reflection, a bit of a narrative, and a bit of the lessons I learned. Lining up for the race, itContinue reading “Shamrock Marathon 2013 – A Race Report filled with Rambles and Lessons Learned”

Digesting this thing called a Marathon

I don’t know where to begin. I’m not even sure what to say. I’m still digesting my marathon. Until I wrap my head around it, here are a few photos and the only thoughts I’m having right now. While out on the course, I had the hardest time believing it was actually race day. ForContinue reading “Digesting this thing called a Marathon”

New Territory: I am Doing it.

There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth…not going all the way, and not starting. ~Buddha This journey I have been on to cross the finish line of a marathon really isn’t about the marathon. It is and it isn’t. The end goal is to run 26.2 miles, but the joyContinue reading “New Territory: I am Doing it.”

Focus on your Next Turn

This weekend, I ran. I ran 14 miles. Although I have been here before, it feels like a life time ago – the lifetime that existed before my heart was broken by a stress fracture, and the lifetime that existed before my running days became slow and more of a waddle during pregnancy. It’s beenContinue reading “Focus on your Next Turn”