If you’ve ever run a race, you’ve probably gotten this question from your friends, family members, running buddies, and, innocuous (yet annoyingly curious) strangers: “What was your time?” It’s a simple question that holds a TON of weight. It’s invasive, almost — at least, in my opinion. Because once I answer that question, it doesn’t
Category: marathon training
Inspired by Refinery29’s Money Diaries and The Cut’s Sex Diaries, welcome to The Runner Diaries, a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages and abilities. We’re asking runners of every level, genre and distance (road vs. trail, endurance vs. speedsters, hobby joggers vs. elites) to share their workouts, training runs
Inspired by Refinery29’s Money Diaries and The Cut’s Sex Diaries, welcome to The Runner Diaries, where we’re sharing a behind-the-scenes look into a week of training with runners of varying ages and abilities. We’re asking runners of every level, genre and distance (road vs. trail, endurance vs. speedsters, hobby joggers vs. elites) to share their
This week, we have 52-year-old Gordon Wright from Marin County, California — a business owner, adventure racer and triathlete whose colossal competitive drive serves as his motivation to train for a 50k trail race.
I recently wrote about my experience with some ~feelings~ post Ironman Maryland this past October. Check it out on Greatist and give it a read!
As you’ve probably already read, a New York City runner was recently busted for cutting part of the course of the Fort Lauderdale A1A half marathon this past weekend to score a second place finish. Let’s talk about it. Cheating during road races (especially marathons) and triathlons isn’t anything new. The concept of “bib muling” — or
Maybe it’s because my very first “real world” job was with an email newsletter, but I have a soft spot in my heart for newsy deliverables that arrive in my inbox every week. Now that email newsletters that specifically focus on running exist, I wanted to highlight and share a few of my favorites that
There are few things I like to talk about more than running. And while there are a variety of running-related podcasts and web-isodes that exist, there was nothing available that I felt combined news and updates surrounding the sport with the social aspect of the running community that I love so much. That’s why my friend Erin
I still haven’t posted about Ironman Maryland, and that’s not because I don’t have a lot of thoughts about it. I have so many thoughts and feelings about October 1, 2016, that it has been hard for me to put them into words. But you can rest assured knowing that you will have something to read
Even though I had accomplished my goal, my redemption race left me feeling more alone than ever.