Will I ever run again?

Sure that's hyperbole, but it's definitely a thought I've had a lot lately. I'm still not running which makes it almost three months of no running. Thankfully for my mental health I have discovered spinning. Day by day I am making improvements and today I finally got to run (mostly walk) on the Alter-G treadmill. … Continue reading Will I ever run again?

Madison Marathon, Spectator Edition

Cheering at a marathon is way more run than running one. At least in my opinion. This past weekend was one of those wonderful, felt like way more than two days weekends. Madison will always be a special place to me and this weekend was no exception. We started off the weekend cheering on my … Continue reading Madison Marathon, Spectator Edition

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