I’ve had a particularly tough week. If you caught me 2 or 3 weeks ago this post would have been super upbeat as I was riding the post-half marathon high after the Surftown Half in RI on September 10th. I had come in 7th place overall and managed super steady splits around
Nearly three years ago a bubbly blonde woman waltzed her way into the running store to get herself properly fit for a new pair of shoes. “I’ve always been a 4-5x a week solid runner and I stopped running last year! It’s high time I start up again.” She seamlessly added in jest, “Man
The evening before I ran my first marathon I received an email from my first running mentor. An avid triathlete with multiple Ironman finishes to his name he was no stranger to competition so his final words of wisdom took me by surprise. “Kick ass tomorrow. Run hard, have fun and don’t forget to smile!!