Vegas – Week 3 Training – Today, Someday, & Montage Moments

Vegas – Week 3 Training – Today, Someday, & Montage Moments

This week, I rearranged a few days, freeing up Sunday as a day of complete rest from work and running (i.e., a precious PJ day and a welcome break from rushing out the door to beat the Texas heat).  The schedule ended up looking like this: Monday – 5 miles...

Vegas Week 2 Training – Silver Linings

I’m happy to report that even with the increase in mileage, my leg is performing better now than it was a couple of weeks ago.  Planning to give it one more week, but it looks like we’re gonna be good to go for Vegas.  Here’s what Week 2...
Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas – Week One Training…I Think

Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas – Week One Training…I Think

Trying something radically new, I’ve held off on signing up for my next marathon, hoping to be 100% healthy before I commit. Sounds like a no-brainer, but surprisingly, it’s not. My chiropractor thinks I’m still months away from complete...
LSD

LSD

While in Chicago, I had the opportunity to do a Long Slow Distance run along Lake Shore Drive–LSD on LSD. Thanks I’m sure to the carb-load at Giordano’s Stuffed Pizza (2 pieces and I was stuffed!), I felt strong throughout the run, and I was...
A New Perspective on Perseverance

A New Perspective on Perseverance

My word for running this year is perseverance. At the outset, I believed it meant persevering through the hard training it would take to qualify for Boston. It may still mean that, but there’s definitely been a twist.  The flare-up of my tendon toward the...