Off to the Races

Or, more accurately, back to the races. After taking a pretty significant break from racing—and running in general; apparently, I've become quite the fairweather runner in my "old age"—I got right back into the swing of things last Friday with the NHTI Delta Dental 5K in Concord. And when I say I got right back into... Continue Reading →

Running in the New Year

"So, when was the last time you ran 6 miles?" Gary asked as we pulled into the parking lot for the Lowell First Run, our first race (10k) of 2016, on New Year's morning. It was a valid question, and one whose answer was even sadder than I anticipated. "Uh...that time I ran 8 miles... Continue Reading →

84 Days

I've never liked training plans. Partly because I have a really hard time following them and I typically hate doing things I'm not good at. And partly because I don't like being told what to do—especially when an inanimate object is doing the telling. But mostly it's that first thing. Despite my general distaste for... Continue Reading →

I’m the Worst: Exhibit A

It was a beautiful May morning from what I remember, although I'll admit I've mostly blocked everything about that day from my memory. Gary and I were training for the Pack Monadnock 10 Miler and wanted to do a trial run (ha! get it?) on the course. Since my apartment is basically where the race... Continue Reading →

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