I am taking a running break between seasons. I am glad to finally have given myself “permission” to do this. If you haven’t had one in a while, it’s worth exploring. It’s been a little more than three weeks and I’ve only run a couple of times. The first two easy runs, a week and […]
Look what came in the mail yesterday! After all those misunderstood grade school years, finally, “acceptance confirmed.” Looking at the calendar, I see that my two weeks of no running post-Stone Cat is nearly up, and that Boston training starts in about one month. Yow, where does the time go?
Well, the Stone Cat 50 Miler is behind me and I’m eight days into a solid stretch of recovery. No running for two weeks, just cycling and core workouts. Then light running and cross training for a while until it’s time to start training for Boston. It’ll be an exciting, rare halcyon stretch of physical […]
First 50 mile run. First real trail race of any distance; Stone Cat. First time back at that total raw, scraped-out, edge-space of the soul since my very first marathon. Finished the 50 miles in 8:52:55. Beautiful weather, perfect conditions – shorts and T-shirt from the 6:15 start. Comforting to meet up with my Ultra Midlife […]