2017 Pittsburgh Marathon Race Review

Race Date: May 7, 2017 Time: 4:31:12 Weather: mid-upper 40s and SUNNY Course: One mega-hill; several rolling hills Run Again: Yes. Maybe. Race Recap: In the week leading up to this race, I have to admit I was dreading it. And questioning my own sanity. The weather forecast for Sunday was grim – low 40’s and rain, rain, rain. […]

Breaking #2: It’s time for me to smash some goals

The running world is abuzz this morning with talk about Nike’s groundbreaking ‘Breaking 2’ project and Eliud Kipchoge’s amazing 2:00:25 marathon run. Over the past few months, I’ve seen an amazing swell of support for this project as well as a fair share of criticism. Now, I’m not an elite. Nor will I ever be. […]

Pittsburgh Bound!

Oh my, it is time! After six months of training (and getting sick and restarting my training) it is finally time for the rubber to meet the road. In just a few hours, I will be on my way to the Pittsburgh Marathon Expo and then in the blink of an eye it will be […]

Seneca 7: Relay races are the bomb

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to run my first relay race and can I just say that my heart is absolutely bursting with love. Love for running. Love for this race. And love for these women. If you’re not familiar with the Seneca 7, it is a 77.7 mile relay in which a team of […]