Category Archives: Baltimore Half-Marathon

Finally Finding Some Normalcy

I have notes all over the place, in a million different notebooks, in a bunch of half-started Word documents; on unintelligible notes on my phone. It’s been so long since I’ve written anything that I had to return to my … Continue reading

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What Me Run?

It was around this time two years ago when Matt came up with the insane idea that I run the Baltimore Half Marathon. Me, the women who would hyperventilate after running one mile, the one who has cried in the … Continue reading

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Never Underestimate Your Accomplishments

I recently had the unfortunate experience (very unfortunate experience) of meeting a man who ran his first half marathon and wasn’t feeling so good about it. Yes, I have run two but I am far from an expert and among … Continue reading

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My Husband, My Fitness Friend

Yesterday, in abs class one of our boot camp buddies saw Matt and I next to each other and smiling said, “There they are, there’s the team!” A personal trainer himself, he’s lamented in the past that he wished he … Continue reading

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The Half Marathon: Part II, the Negative

All in all I try to not harp on negative things. I’m not above them; I just try to not harp on them. And while I think the Corrigan Sports people put on a fine race and are consummate pros, … Continue reading

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The Half Marathon: Part I, the Positive

I would have written something sooner if 1) I hadn’t spent Saturday post race boozing until I fell asleep, 2) spent any real time awake on Sunday and 3) If I could get up and down the stairs easier on … Continue reading

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Five, Four, Three, Two, Ugh….

And so the countdown begins.  This is my last real day of freedom before race craziness (though in all honesty that started Monday with the Running Festival folks and my running team. Email much people, geez.) Tomorrow and Friday are … Continue reading

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