Monthly Archives: July 2014

October 21, 2013

Marathon training Week eleven, day one   This one goes to eleven!   It was a good thing I checked my schedule Sunday night. When I look ahead on the schedule, I usually focus on the long runs so I … Continue reading

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October 2013 (6)

Marathon training Week ten, day four   One of the things about training for an endurance event is that “long distance” becomes relative, a fact I sometimes forget. I was reminded of it Friday night when I told Tony that … Continue reading

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October 2013 (5)

Marathon training Week ten, day three   Two miles on a beautiful fall day today. I took my favorite route through Highland Park. I just love it – the people in cars not only stop for me to cross the … Continue reading

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October 2013 (4)

Marathon Training Week ten, day two   Six miles on the schedule yesterday, but our group run was canceled due to weather. I intended to get in as many miles as I could in the neighborhood, but it started to … Continue reading

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October 2013 (3)

Marathon Training Week ten, day one   Two miles yesterday – on the track at the gym thanks to the much needed rain. I was typing the heading for this and thought, “can we really be on week ten already?” … Continue reading

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October 2013 (2)

Marathon training Week nine, day four   So, something strange happened yesterday. And I don’t mean Texas beating OU. I had fourteen miles to run in the continuing heat and humidity, farther than I’ve ever run before. And…it was no … Continue reading

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October 2013 (1)

Marathon Training Week eight, day four   Earlier this week, I was looking over my training schedule and noticed I had 13 miles yesterday. I told Tony, “doesn’t it seem weird that last year it took me the whole season … Continue reading

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September 2013 (2)

Marathon training Week seven, days 3 and 4   Yesterday afternoon, we went to Whole Foods to pick up something for dinner. I was chatting with the cashier about the weather (as you do) and mentioned that I wasn’t crazy … Continue reading

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September 2013 (1)

Marathon Training Week six, day four   Before this season started, I was at Leadership boot camp with my Coach, team captain and fellow mentors. Ryan and I were discussing the running we had been doing over the summer, and … Continue reading

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August 2013

Marathon training Week one, day four   I was thinking the other day how nice it was that I’m not nervous about starting my training like I was last year. And then I had the dream.   Do you ever … Continue reading

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