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Boston Marathon training: Bye bye overload and welcome to tapertown.

  I sit here before you a lady in waiting. What am I waiting for? The 2016 BOSTON MARATHON, of course!!!! After having given my absolute all during the past two weeks of training I am now officially tapering for the Boston Marathon!!! Wahoo!! I have spent the past two weeks running through cold damp

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There’s no magic in marathon: The five pillars of race day success.

On the 26th day she rested. This morning I woke up and thought to myself, “THANK GOD IT IS A REST DAY! My legs just feel FRIED!” After three weeks of increasing my volume with added intensity (50, 55 and 60 miles/wk in past 3 weeks) this upcoming week is a recovery week. Phew! Today

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Spring 2016 Race Schedule.

Every year I typically plan for two large races: a spring half/full marathon and a fall half or full marathon. Once I have decided on my goal race I typically work backwards in my calendar and plan lead up races to the main event. The shorter lead up races not only help me gain fitness

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