I don’t consider myself an expert but after nine trips to The Boston Marathon I have picked up a few tips along the way. If they are useful use them, if not ignore them. PRE RACE The expo is big. It can be hot and crowded. You really do need your card to pick upContinue reading “Boston Marathon Tips”
Category Archives: Marathon Running
November 21st this is where the “down” part comes in.
The title of this blog, The ups and downs of racing after 50, was not an accident. Placing 3rd at the World 70.3 Championships was definitely an up. This was definitely a down…and down I went! November 21st was a lovely sunny day. No snow, no ice, it was not dark and yet I managedContinue reading “November 21st this is where the “down” part comes in.”
Chicago Marathon Registration: I hope running it is easier!
Like many other runners I spent the afternoon of February 19th trying to register for the Chicago Marathon. Registration was set to start at noon CMT and they were claiming the race would sell out fast so there I sat mouse and credit card in hand waiting to sign up. At the assigned time IContinue reading “Chicago Marathon Registration: I hope running it is easier!”
Running in Winter
I wrote this a couple of years ago but oddly enough winter comes every year and I’m still running in it so it’s still relevant. Parts of it were published in iRun magazine. Ironically I had to have a root canal just after the magazine came out. If you live in Canada and you trainContinue reading “Running in Winter”
A little background
I think I need to start this blog with a little background. I am a 58 year old mother of two. I am happily married (primarily because my husband puts up with a lot), I coach, I race and I work for an outdoor retailer. I did not “discover” fitness later in life. I ranContinue reading “A little background”