Category: Long Runs

I’m a Marathon Finisher! Part II + What Happened?!

I’m a Marathon Finisher! So, I left you hanging on that last post! Here’s the rest πŸ™‚ Marathon Morning We set our alarms somewhat early (I think around 5am?), we ate breakfast (I had a banana and some toast, then we set out for the corrals. My mom and I have always made sure to […]

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I’m a Marathon Finisher! OKC Memorial Marathon Race Recap: Part I

I’m a Marathon finisher! Wow, I haven’t blogged in a LONG time–sorry! Life got super busy. I’ll try to be better πŸ˜‰ I sometimes forget how new this whole running journey is for me, until I really look back and reflect on it. I’ll be completely honest–running a Marathon wasn’t something I wanted to do a […]

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Whidbey Island Half Marathon Race Recap + I’m a Marathoner ;)

I’m now a Marathoner!!! Let me start off by saying, wow! The last two weeks have been very crazy. I had every intention of posting my most recent Half Marathon recap a week ago, but pre-Marathon nerves got the best of me last week… and you know, work. So, this isn’t my Marathon recap… that […]

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Taper Week + Nerves + Busy Life

Life got pretty crazy. Looking back on when I was staying at home while training for my first Half Marathon, I started reflecting on how different life was then than it is now–life was still busy, just in a different way. One obvious noticeable difference is my blogging. It was much easier to blog than […]

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A2A 20.6 Mile Race Without Music + Exhaustion

Marathon training = pure exhaustion. I always try to keep it real on here, so I’m not sugar-coating this one–I’m TIRED. I’m suffering from pure exhaustion. There are a few things in life that are probably the culprits (I’ll share those in a few weeks), but marathon training certainly doesn’t help the situation. I decided […]

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