Category Archives: Baltimore Running Festival

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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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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Everyone’s Doing the Zombie Shuffle

It’s officially two weeks until the Baltimore Running Festival and the last big push day. I think if someone took an aerial shot of the Baltimore waterfront today all they would have seen was runners. Everyone was out. EVERYONE. I … Continue reading

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I Run Therefore I Am

Since I’ve been running I’ve learned to step aside when I realize there are runner’s coming up behind me. It’s a pet peeve of mine when I have to say, “Excuse me,” to people who should clearly hear me coming … Continue reading

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