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As I reflect on the last 8 months… yeah I’ve been in a training circuit for 8 months now… I can agree that marathon training is not for the weak. Self discipline is absolutely key along with a lot of … Continue reading
Allow me to preface this post with: I am a medium distance runner who had never raced over a half marathon. This 24 hour endurance Ultra Marathon was the best thing I ever put myself through as a runner.
For the second year in a row, we made Dolly Sods our destination for Memorial Day Weekend. A 90% chance of rain all weekend was sure to be an adventure. Wild and wonderful, Dolly Sods is the best of West Virginia.
We had talked about backpacking for months. We were obsessed with watching Survivorman. We needed adventure. In North Carolina we found that grand adventure we were yearning for! Needless to say, we were a bit unprepared…
Do you prefer to run solo or train with a group? Personally I love them equally for different purposes. I believe that one can benefit from doing a little of both in your training. My journey into being a runner … Continue reading
On April 2, 2017, I accomplished my goal of a sub-2 hour half marathon. It was a long journey of training both physically and mentally. There was 392 feet of elevation throughout the course and for the most part I … Continue reading