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
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
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
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
I had to keep checking old posts and the calendar this week to figure out what week of training it was. I can’t believe week 16 is complete! Thursday marked just a month until race day, and I couldn’t be any more excited. One of my favorite parts of marathon training is the last month … Read More
This marathon training recap brings us almost to the peak of training! With a new puppy and the longest run yet, it was a busy week.