Tagged: Marathon

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...

Fast Tracking Marathon Recovery

I admit it. I am a compression sock junkie. I read something this morning that jolted me. The marathon Olympic Trials are in 31 days. That is really soon. When I signed up for...

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....

Twin Cities Marathon

Here is my 10 second race recap: On Sunday I “ran” the Twin Cities marathon. The gun went off at 8. I dropped out at 9:23, just beyond halfway. The pace felt easy. My...

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...

How to Run a Race

Even though the triathlon season is still going strong, many triathletes are long done. Bikes have been retired and swim suits are molding. It is the time of year to run. The running season...