PGH Marathon Training Update | Pushing The Limits

PGH Marathon Training Update | Pushing The Limits

I typically don't write stand-alone training updates, but now that I am encountering distances that are new, I have a lot to say. This past Saturday, I set out for 14 miles. This has been my longest run to date. I've run half marathons since 2015, so I forgot the flutters that pop up and [...]

PGH Marathon Update | Mental Training

PGH Marathon Update | Mental Training

This week has been mentally challenging as far as marathon training goes (I know; I know - it's nothing compared to late April when I am logging 20 milers and all that...). Regardless of what's to come, it was just tough. I was extremely hard on myself. I didn't have very nice things to say to [...]

Friday Five: 5 Reasons I Chose To Make Pittsburgh My First 26.2

Friday Five: 5 Reasons I Chose To Make Pittsburgh My First 26.2

  Honesty time: I registered for THREE marathons since 2014, and the number I've completed is currently....0. I don't want to say that I felt intimidated or scared of the distance, but as a gal who operates so much on intuition and "gut feelings," I guess it just didn't feel right. When I clicked the [...]