The Eight Commandments of Tapering

If I haven’t told you already, tapering isΒ hard for me. Not only do I get off track with my schedule, but I also just don’t like that I can’t run as much (or as hard) as I would like to. However, tapering is necessary for many reasons, so I put up with it. And by […]

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Lessons Learned – 2017 Pittsburgh Half Marathon Training

Every training season comes with new experiences, new triumphs, new trials, and of course – new lessons learned. Last year during my Pittsburgh Half training and race, I learned that I was capable of finishing a race with terrible case of ITBS. More importantly, I learned that I was capable of just about anything. This […]

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The Scariest Part of Registering For My First 26.2

So, maybe I haven’t run a full marathon…but I have registered for two of them and have backed down. There. I admit it. I registered for Pittsburgh when I was still in my “new runner honey moon phase” and didn’t understand what the hell I was actually doing, and then I registered for Rock N […]

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