10 Tried & True Mental Strategies for Long Distance Racing

Let me preface this by admitting that I am generally terrible at everything. Thank the heavens for long distance running. It’s the only way I could ever call myself an athlete. My husband and I once saw a shirt that read, “All grit no talent,” and we both looked at me in lock step. IContinue reading “10 Tried & True Mental Strategies for Long Distance Racing”

The First Half Half-Marathon

I came into this half marathon with little to no expectations. With a pretty hefty race schedule on the horizon, I couldn’t really afford a taper. I signed up based on a deal with myself that it was a train-through tempo kinda deal. When I hit the 10k sign at 39 something, I was aContinue reading “The First Half Half-Marathon”