Taper Tips

For those of you who’ve trained for a marathon, you know how important (and hard) the taper is. As I embrace tapering, I’ve been doing a lot of reading and research on nutrition, running, and trying to lot get so stressed. I keep reminding myself how important the taper is and how much my body … More Taper Tips

Tracking the Boston Marathon

It’s almost here…only 5 more sleeps! I wanted to share all of the ways you can track the marathoners (and me) on race day. Bib Number: 16079 The Course: Sign up for alerts using this link: http://www.baa.org/races/boston-marathon/event-information/att-athlete-alerts.aspx TV Coverage: LOCAL COVERAGE: WBZ-TV Exclusive Live Local Coverage on Monday, April 16 from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 … More Tracking the Boston Marathon

The Last Long Run

Guys….it’s starting to sink in that the Boston Marathon is in one week!!!! Even though I’m in taper, this past week wasn’t much different. Definitely less miles, but still keeping the legs fresh and getting in some strides and tempo. Monday: 1 hour bike   Tuesday: 7 mile aerobic run + core Wednesday: Sharpening Workout … More The Last Long Run

Hello April

Hello April. I’m glad you’re here. This is an exciting month with the Boston Marathon only 11 sleeps away. I hope everyone running is enjoy taper (and taper tantrums). Looking back March was a busy month, where I hit my 2 peak weeks of training. Lots of miles logged, and continuing to enjoy this training … More Hello April

Goodbye March

Ready or not April is here. March (along with January and February) are a blur. I’m not sure about how you all feel about it, but I’m ready for April. Maybe because Boston is quickly approaching and I’m getting quite antsy.Β  Only 11 sleeps to go. If you read my last post, you know I’m … More Goodbye March

On The Taper Train

I’m sure you know from the title of this blog post that I’m heading into taper for Boston. Hard to believe that the marathon is only 3 weeks away. This past week I hit my last big 20 mile run. It’s such a bittersweet time in training. Tapering is hard, but I’m excited for these … More On The Taper Train

Muffin Monday

I love breakfast and am always experimenting with easy recipes for on-the-go. After posting a picture of these yummy oatmeal bars, I’ve decided to post the recipe for ya’ll to try. This is actually supposed to be for muffins (hence muffin Monday), but decided to make bars instead with a few modifications from the original … More Muffin Monday