Category: olympic trials

Houston 2012: Olympic Trials recap

Warning, this is a long one. But there are lots of good pictures, so keep reading! I think one of the reasons I am so strong mentally is because I can be so fragile...

CIM – Olympic Trials Qualifying

The day before the California International Marathon I was confronted with two very tough decisions, both involved water bottles. Many marathons offer the elite runners tables at the aid stations to place special fluids....

Goal setting 101

“You can achieve whatever you want if you try hard enough.” This overused adage, in my opinion, is false and misleading. It is true, that often, when goals are set they are met. But,...

2:46.00

The last open marathon I ran was in LA ten years ago. In total, between 1993 and 2001, I ran 12 open marathons. My biggest achievement as a marathoner was 30th place at the...