Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

2016

This is a recap of my 2016 running and travel. Looking back on some of my posts reminded me to be grateful for all I have been able to do this year. In February I went to Vegas and the … Continue reading

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I finished the Boston Marathon!

It was not the time goal I was hoping for but I finished the Boston Marathon! I was running for the Dana Farber Institute. My required minimum was met a few weeks before the marathon. I hired a coach for … Continue reading

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Taper Time!

The Boston Marathon is 2 weeks from today! I feel like this training cycle flew by, even though it was by far the hardest I have ever trained for a marathon. I know I will be looking for things to … Continue reading

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The meat of Marathon Training

Boston is 4 weeks away. This is usually the hardest 2 weeks in the training cycle. I killed it last week with: Tues 7 miles HM pace avg 8:57 9, 9:01, 8:55, 8:53, 8:54, 9:03, 8:57 Wed 7 easy avg … Continue reading

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Hiring a Running Coach

After training for CIM I knew I wanted a different training plan for Boston. I was pretty set on the Hanson plan and had a spreadsheet with dates, mileage, and adjustments on it. Then I met Robbie on the plane … Continue reading

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Boston Marathon training

The Boston Marathon is 14 weeks from today. For my past 5 marathons I used a modified Hall Higdon’s Intermediate plan. I have toyed with the idea of hiring a coach for the past 2 marathons but could never figure … Continue reading

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2015 in review

One of the reasons I keep writing this blog is to have memories for myself of the things I have accomplished and the places I have had the opportunity to go.  2015 was filled with great races, friends and travel. … Continue reading

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