Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

When this post goes live, I’ll be standing in the starting corral ready to begin the marathon! It’s crazy how quickly 5 months goes by when you are training for a race. At first glance of a training plan, the final long run distances sound nearly impossible. But I love how everything is broken down … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 19

Marathon Training Recap: Week 19

This past week of training was a weird week. I should have known it would be – no matter how many times I tell myself that my feelings during taper will be different, the anxiety and doubt somehow always manages to resurface. I had a big flare of RA joint pain in my wrists midweek, … Read More

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

Marathon Training Week 18 + Detroit Half Marathon Recap

This week was an exciting week of marathon training because it included a race! In 2015 I ran the Detroit Marathon and this year was lucky enough to return for the International Detroit Half Marathon! I fell in love with this race when I ran the full a few years ago. The course was awesome, … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 17

Marathon Training Recap: Week 17

This past week of marathon training was peak week! It brought the longest weekend run and the last high mileage week before taper begins. While this upcoming week won’t bring any drastic cuts in mileage, things will start to get easier and easier from here until race day. I was a little nervous having only … Read More

Marathon Training Recap: Week 14

Marathon Training Recap: Week 14

There are just 6 weeks left until race day! I can hardly believe it. Marathon training has a way of making time pass even more quickly than usual, and this training season has been no different. Week 14 of marathon training brought a bit lower mileage, but some harder workouts. I entered the week feeling … Read More