Week 16: I Came and I Conquered

Well, this is the week I have been waiting and training for for the last 16+ weeks. The last four months have brought me challenges and victories, but ultimately prepared me for a few short hours of performance. It's always baffling to me the amount of preparation that goes into accomplishing a goal.   I reflected over ...

Week 12: Doubling Down and Not Messing Around

This week was amazing! It started out with a double-day on Tuesday, a short run on Wednesday, long run on Friday, and finished with a double-day on Sunday. Two double-days in one week was not planned, so let me explain. I ran a fast 5 Tuesday morning with a girlfriend and hoped to get a few ...

Week 8: In It to Win It

Coming off of last week's rough 18-miler left me feeling a little deflated. The last 3 miles were long, grueling, and sheer mental drive. I hoped I would be in a better place, physically and mentally, at this point in my training. Thankfully, a new week brings new challenges and victories. This week was leaps ...