Monthly Archives: September 2011

When to taper the training

I decided to go for a shorter run than normal today. Besides the fact that it was raining, I all together thought it would be better to stick closer to home in case I had any problems. My knee is … Continue reading

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FAIL!!! (worst run ever)

Today was a colossal fail, with a capital F. Out of the gate I hurt and the pain in my legs, knees, ankles shins was so much that by the time I got around the two mile point I stopped … Continue reading

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Even Superman had Kryptonite

Today is supposed to be a run day for me, but when I woke up this morning and the idea of running–any form of exercise, really– made me want to cry. That happens from time to time and generally I … Continue reading

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It’s crunch time folks (crunchy peanut butter that is)

I woke up yesterday morning in a panic. I haven’t had a decent run since Hurricane Irene and I have a month to prove to myself I can run the 13.1 miles. Top that with the fact that people with … Continue reading

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I Bonked, therefore I am (an idiot)

I officially bonked today, or as some say, “Hit the Wall.” I had never experienced it before but I figured out what it was. What I don’t know is what caused it and that is something I have to rectify … Continue reading

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I’m only human

As you have noticed, I am missing a blog post this week. And, if you have been keeping up with this at all, you know I didn’t run my scheduled 10 miles on Saturday. It’s been a weird week for … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Baltimore Grand Prix

Yesterday was the first day of the Baltimore Grand Prix and boy was it exciting. It might have just been a practice day but I didn’t care. The noise, the speed, the electricity, it was all too much too take … Continue reading

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