So, I did it yesterday. I signed up for my second fall marathon — the Maine Marathon, the first one I ever did last year. I knew it was what I wanted to do, but I put off making the decision. I was oscillating between working hard at a better time or working hard at […]
So, I joined the Lewiston-Auburn Bicycle Pedestrian Committee. It’s a new committee that was created to essentially help develop walking and bike-friendly transportation in the big cities. As a Lewiston resident, runner, and dog walker, I felt qualified enough to join the committee. I talk to work most days a week, run on Lewiston roads most days […]
So if you didn’t catch my grousing on Twitter/Facebook already, the 50-mile ride was cancelled. I got in my car at 6:15 a.m. and a flood alert for Cumberland County was on the radio. I had driven the 30-minute ride to Freeport by the time they decided to cancel the event. My friends,the Angry Kitties, […]
I am doing this: In this: So I have been Googling this: No, I’m not feeling lucky. Here’s the plan: Layer 1: Tri top, bike shorts Layer 2: (Running) Rain jacket, running capris (my leggings are all either too warm or flare at the calf) Layer 3: Fluorescent non-rain jacket. What’s the worst that can happen? I’ll […]
Taper time is almost done. The Sugarloaf Marathon is next week. I’d been feeling down about my training, as you know, and I actually have been interpreting the past week more like, “oh shit, did I really work hard enough during this last cycle?” and less like “oh thank God this event is finally here.” […]
I love this. Beating my personal best is such a huge motivator. I can’t imagine going back to before we had this technology.
Totally used the hash tag #firstworldproblems today. Then I had to explain it (not very well). Then I saw this on Reddit tonight: So true, Reddit. So true. Despite the fact that my commute is so ridiculously short it’s practically offensive when I drive, I had to get in my car and drive today because […]