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I'm twenty three days out today from the Fear the Deer half marathon, May 10. Quick history: in the inaugural running of the race three years ago I placed third. Then I was injured for a whole year--plantar, a whole other story--and then last year I went back and fell from first position to fifth in the last mile. Fast forward to this year. The race isn't getting any shorter, the competitors keep getting faster, and I keep getting older; nonetheless, I've really…Continue
Posted on April 17, 2014 at 9:13pm
I completed my first trail run since having our son, Rowan. I pushed as hard as I could for as long as I could (no pun intended) and covered 4.4 miles. I felt really strong. But when I returned to the car and checked my new Garmin, I saw that my average mile was 13:41. I had two thoughts:
#1, Seriously? Fail.
#2, Seriously? Get over it. It's only been 6 weeks.
I'm running a lot slower than I did before having Rowan, and I guess I thought I would bounce back a lot…Continue
Posted on March 28, 2014 at 4:55pm — 2 Comments
I had a goal to run the St. Patrick's Day 5K this past weekend. It was exactly 4 weeks after the birth of our second child, and I thought this would be my first race, getting back to normal. But, running has been tough this time. Maybe it's my older body or my 10 lb. 10 oz. baby, but more likely, it is my love of soaking up every little bit of baby time I can get. Because, this is it. This is our last little baby.
I'm not disappointed that I didn't run the race. I am a bit…Continue
Posted on March 17, 2014 at 3:51pm