Lakefront Marathon: Spectator edition

I wish I wanted to run. I wish I wasn't injured. I wish I hadn't gotten sick right before the Madison Mini. I wish I knew how to get back on track. I won't go on and on for several paragraphs whining and bitching because even I don't want to read that crap. Instead I … Continue reading Lakefront Marathon: Spectator edition

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The Marathon Journey

Training for a marathon is a journey. A very different one for each and every one of us who decide to register for 26.2 miles. My journey has been full of ups and downs as I already wrote about. The Lakefront Marathon is six weeks away. That's not far at all. I registered in February. … Continue reading The Marathon Journey

The emotions of marathon training

I had one of those terrible horrible make you question why train for marathon runs this weekend. I know those are bound to happen. I know it's the weather, but it is so defeating. I was mad. I was upset. I wanted to get to my planned mileage. But I didn't. I couldn't. It just … Continue reading The emotions of marathon training

Marathon Training: The Beginning

Remember when I signed up for the Lakefront Marathon back in February? So it's been a few months and while I know it's out there I haven't really thought about marathon training. Well that's not completely true. I have thought about it, but not in the sense that it should start soon. Then Kelsey had to … Continue reading Marathon Training: The Beginning

I’m running another Marathon

I did it. I registered for the 2012 Milwaukee Lakefront Marathon. I will be running 26.2 miles again. It's been awhile. My one and only marathon was the Philadelphia Marathon in 2009. I had no idea what I was doing then. I had run my first half marathon only 4 months prior. I bought a … Continue reading I’m running another Marathon

I might be doing something stupid

So um, I found myself on the Lakefront Marathon site today. I don't know why I was there, but I was. I have written about the marathon a few times before: Why I didn't run one in 2011 and then questioning the allure of the marathon. My short marathon history goes like this: I ran and finished … Continue reading I might be doing something stupid