Tag Archives: race reports

Race report

For what it’s worth — I put together a spreadsheet of all the races I’ve run, the times I got and my average pace per mile. I haven’t run that many races, but if you consider that it’s only been a year, 10 events is not so bad. I like how the marathon is still […]

What it feels like to run your first marathon.

Indescribable. When Tony and I pulled into the University of Southern Maine parking garage, it was torrential rain. I looked out at the runners around me (who were intelligently wearing rain jackets or trash bags, which I did not think to do), and I thought, “Do I really want to put myself through this for five-plus hours? […]

I LA-Did it!

I LA-Did the LA-DU! (Corny, I know. But I couldn’t help myself.) My goal was better than 2:00, and I did it in 1:49, according to official race time. That means that I ran 6 miles beyond last year and it only took me an extra 19 minutes. I spent the last few days really […]