Training

Flashback : Race recap and training tidbits

Yikes, 5 months without a post!  Only 4 weeks left until Marine Corps Marathon.  I regret not writing as often as I would like but after spring break, the dynamics in my home changed when my husband went out of town for a month for work.  My girls, especially the eldest terribly missed her dad and […]

Spring Break

Intention: Run 3-4x while on vacation Reality: 1 and 1/2… the half was due to a run cut short (more about that later) Last week, we soaked in the sun and enjoyed time with family during the kids’ spring break.  Our family of 4 joined my brother’s family of 5 as well as my youngest […]

The Lottery

I’ve been watching the Running Man since Friday the 13th when the lottery for the Marine Corps Marathon started.  5 days past and I’m still staring at the same Running Man.  I didn’t realize it was this difficult to even register for it.  Last year, my name was unexpectedly selected to run the NYC Marathon […]

Starstruck

Just another ordinary early Saturday morning. Up at 5am to get ready for a 6:30 run with the Chicago marathon training group. It was my first 20 miler for the training season. I was sort of dreading this day since all week I had this nagging soreness in my right foot probably due to the […]