I’m at the starting line. 22 weeks to the Chicago Marathon. Time to toe the line and start training. Now, I’m not training hard just yet. I’ve met with my coach, met with my Team in Training peeps, and I’ve finished two weeks off. I know this summer’s training will be demanding, so I need to get [...]
Marathoners are said to be the “top one half of one percent” of people in the world. Today, our small community of overachievers ran head-long into the bottom one half of one percent.
March is here! And hey there, endurance athletes, daylight savings time is only 10 days away. Daylight savings time is like a NASCAR green flag for cycling season. It’s cute in January and February, but game on when it’s still light at 7:30 p.m. March is the start of spring, and even though we’re expecting snow tomorrow, it just [...]
Week 1. There’s something fun about starting a new training plan. Even if it is a plan I’ve followed before. I’m running the Furman FIRST plan again for this half marathon – as a way to build fitness and get more miles on my legs before I hopefully hand things over to a coach this summer and [...]