Marathon wrap up.

Cue the theme song from Chariots of Fire and break out the ice packs because I finally got a sub-five hour marathon finish. Hal-le-freaking-luia. My finishing time was a joy-inducing 4:53:17, shaving twenty-seven minutes off last year and a full hour and six minutes... Read more...'

Bring it!

The most beautiful word in the English language isn’t “melodious” or “lemon” or “onomatopoeia”–though they are strong contenders.  I maintain that the sweetest word is “taper” as in, “Dear, sweet,... Read more...'

Marathon Season is almost here! Joy!

Friends, I am so very, very stoked. This is the very best part of my running season–those weeks when it’s just a wee bit too early to start training for real, but close enough to spend large parts of my day just thinking about how great it’s going to... Read more...'

To recap; Slow? Yes. Crazy? Definitely.

Well. It’s over. Done. Six months of training, of anticipation, and fervent, passionate hope were put to the test yesterday at the Medtronic TC Marathon. By 1:30 p.m. I was laid out on the grass, making feeble, insincere attempts to stretch my aching legs and... Read more...'

Lanie in the Middle.

Sound the trumpets!!! Notify the press!!! I have achieved one of my deeply desired life goals! Nope. I haven’t learned to play the banjo. This is even better. Hubby and I have received our marathon confirmation packets in the mail. Iffin’ you don’t... Read more...'
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