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Lost Ambition and Lost iPhone (Important Read if You Run with the iPhone)

It's crazy what two days, well now three of five days, off from running has done to my motivation. I woke up Monday morning knowing I had to get three miles in. I didn't do it. That's not like me. I finally ran later that night, but only after I sat and watched my favorite […]

Doing the 13.1 Series. Oh My!

Apparently I can't get enough running! A few days ago I decided to do the entire 13.1 Series. How and why did I decide to take on such a task, you ask? It all started when I signed up for the Susan G. Komen 5k. Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5k. My thought […]

Annual Running Breakdown AKA Running is Hard

Today was my annual running breakdown. I pushed my Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday workouts back one day each meaning today and tomorrow make it 5 day straight without rest. I woke up at 6am and fought the idea of running for 15 minutes before heading out. As soon as I started running I felt dreadful – […]

Embarassed to say

I took a week off after my half marathon. Well, as Adam put it, I cheated a couple days ago when I went for a 6-miler. So, after Labor Day weekend, I was itching to get back into running. Yesterday I put my gear on and set out for what had I planned on being […]

Making the marathon taper work for you

Marathon training programs typically come in a one size fits all prescription so what do you when your needs change? What if your race is postponed or you get sick in the final weeks? Adam's wife shares some tips for she found to help with her situation. The most difficult of marathon training, for me, […]