Alright!! So here it is, I am leaving today for Denver!! Frank and I will be staying with our good friend, Scott, in Boulder, which is about 40 minutes away from the starting line. I am definitely excited to go… although I don’t think Elly shares that excitement. I did my last few runs, includingContinue reading “Rocky Mountain High!”
Tag Archives: Distance Running
Colfax Marathon Goals
It is time to talk goals. The Colfax Marathon is this Sunday. I do not know what wave I am in, but the marathon is not too big and the race starts at 6:00 am, so I should be on the course pretty early. The weather is supposed to be ideal for a marathon. HopefullyContinue reading “Colfax Marathon Goals”
Colfax Training Week 17: The Countdown is On!
Well… I made it! It is officially race week. I have finished the 2nd week of my taper and I head into the last few days of preparation before I leave for Denver on Thursday. I feel a lot of different emotions including excitement and fear, but, most of all, I’m just happy that IContinue reading “Colfax Training Week 17: The Countdown is On!”
Colfax Training Week 16: Taper Week 1 = DONE!
Happy Monday! Congrats to everyone that raced this weekend! I won’t give it away, but I saw on Instagram that a BUNCH of PR’s fell. Great job!! I am now in the second week of my taper… and I am just terrible at this. Not only did I skip a run last week for noContinue reading “Colfax Training Week 16: Taper Week 1 = DONE!”
Thinking Out Loud: The Taper Crazies
Let the taper crazies commence. Today I will be linking up with Thinking Out Loud. I am going to talk a little about my thoughts (mostly anxieties) heading into my first marathon. Those of you who have run marathons, feel free to chime in and tell me that this is normal (or not). In fact…Continue reading “Thinking Out Loud: The Taper Crazies”