Race report coming to you live from the drive home! My goal — nailed it! I dared for a sub-2-hour marathon and I did (according to my watch) 1:55:12. (Edit: Official race time is 1:56:04. That’s gun time.) That is around 15 minutes faster than my half-marathon PR that I set at this course last year […]
That song is in my head because I was fixing this story right before I started this post. Slightly relevant: I subscribe to a really cool service called “Timehop” that sends you an email report of everything you did the year before on Facebook, Twitter, foursquare and Instagram. And a year ago yesterday, I was […]
I skipped today’s run to go to a running workshop that a local orthopedic clinic held in Auburn. The speaker of honor was Joan Benoit Samuelson, winner of the first-ever women’s Olympic marathon, over-50 women’s record holder for the marathon, and Freeport, Maine resident. Samuelson is local, and for that reason, sometimes its easy to […]
Photos (of me) from Race the Runways Yes, they are just of me. Yes, I am totally vain. Yes, I made sure to smile at the camera.
The race went as good, if not totally better than I ever would have hoped. I finished with a time of 2 hours, 12 minutes and 42 seconds, which translates into a 10:07 mile pace. This is the fastest pace I’ve EVER clocked for ANY run, AND it was my farthest run ever, which makes […]
That is the face of a pre-half-marathon runner. It’s race day! Wish me luck!