On December 14th, 2015 I began training for the Burning River 100 miler. Technically I was training for a number of events with build-ups, races , and cut backs eventually culminating in running 100 miles. It all seemed so far away, but now it is close. I’d say too close,
I intended to write this post weeks ago and, as sometimes happens, I found myself too busy and at times too lazy to do it. So here is the last three weeks or so in a nutshell.
I was excited! It was one of two peak weeks before the Laurel Highlands
The Calm Before The Storm
After 18 weeks of training through the middle of the night, sub-zero temperatures, and countless hours spent sleep deprived here I stand. It feels a bit like that first hill on a roller coaster. The slow climb up as you fill with anticipation and finally the
It’s taper time once again for those running the Pittsburgh Marathon and Half Marathon and that can mean only one thing.
PANIC! OUCH! OOH CAKE! MUST RUN MORE! OUT OF TIME! EXPLETIVE! MORE EXPLETIVES! MORE CAKE!
Are you second guessing yourself? Your training? Your entire life? Good news!