Mountains 2 Beach Marathon 2022 Race Recap

My second marathon is in the books and after a few days since running it, I’m ready to recap it! I ran the Mountains 2 Beach Marathon June 5th. I chose this course because it is a net downhill and it was relatively local to where we live. I was hoping to chase down a…… Continue reading Mountains 2 Beach Marathon 2022 Race Recap

Marathon Training: Recap #3

And just like that, the third phase of training is complete! This phase of training was another solid one. Workouts were a bit of a mixed bag but worked on rolling with it even when they did not match the plan on paper. Long runs also had to get creative with different routes and days…… Continue reading Marathon Training: Recap #3

These Are The Days (Jan. 2022)

One of the reasons I love writing, both on this blog and in my journal, is because it helps me to remember the small, beautiful moments of this particularly more challenging season of raising two little boys. Last week, I was listening to Emily P. Freeman’s podcast, The Next Right Thing. Actually, I was listening…… Continue reading These Are The Days (Jan. 2022)

Embracing Process Over Outcome

Last Monday, Hudson and I attempted to make homemade noodles. Like a lot of things in my life, I had a picture of what the outcome would look like. In my head, it looked almost identical to the perfect noodles pictured in Joanna Gaines’ cookbook. Let’s just say they looked nothing like the picture. While…… Continue reading Embracing Process Over Outcome

Virtual Half-Marathon Recap

Last Saturday I wrapped up my Boston Marathon training block with a virtual half-marathon.  This of course was definitely not the way I imagined things to end.  I imagined loud cheers and bright red numbers illuminating my goal time of 2:48.  In my head, it was all pretty glorious and memorable.   That vision will have…… Continue reading Virtual Half-Marathon Recap

My First Virtual Race Experience: 10k Edition

Last Saturday morning, I sipped my coffee and ate my typical pre-race breakfast of almond butter + oatmeal.  And to the pit of my stomach, I felt the race nerves building.   Here is a little confession: I was nervous for my virtual 10k I was running in a couple hours.  You might think this is…… Continue reading My First Virtual Race Experience: 10k Edition

5 Things to Keep Doing During Coronavirus Pandemic

Now more than ever, the routines we have in place are essential for getting through this time of pandemic. Our calendars have emptied and we are uncertain what the next few weeks will truly look like.  We each are affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 in different ways. I can only speak from my own…… Continue reading 5 Things to Keep Doing During Coronavirus Pandemic

Final Marathon Monday…For Now.

3/16- MANY WEEKS Until Boston.  Well, a sure lot has changed in a week.  Last Monday as I typed up my weekly recap, I remembered feeling concerned with a cancellation, but still confident that there would be enough time for the virus to be contained and for the race to still happen.  I also was…… Continue reading Final Marathon Monday…For Now.