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Tweet It’s a week later and I still kind of can’t believe it. I still don’t know just what to say. The first 16 miles were amazing. The five after that, not the worst thing ever. The final five? Torture. Okay, maybe not torture. But really, really hard. I had a few problems: My shoes

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Tweet These races seem like they happened so long ago! I got really busy with house-hunting, so I kind of just forgot to write about them. But they were both cool races. Let’s start with the Navy-Air Force Half. That race occurred on Sept. 15. I had no real plans to race this one, which

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Tweet I had an entirely different post planned for today. I’m putting it off until Thursday because I realized I had something that I just absolutely had to say. I try never, ever to be a whiner on social media. I mean, I try in real life as well, but I succeed less often. Plus,

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Tweet Though I’ve been running off and on since my college days, I didn’t really consider myself a runner until the past two years. I was a person who ran, but I did it because it was an efficient way of keeping in shape, not out of any love for running. Obviously, that’s changed a

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Tweet I have put off writing this post for a week because I didn’t have the words to talk about it. It was so wonderful to see all my college friends and their families. It was wonderful to just be together and hang out. I arrived in Indianapolis Thursday morning. I had meant to arrive

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m not entirely convinced that I am really the sort of person who runs marathons. I’m still not sure I’m the sort of person who runs half-marathons either, but since I’m approaching #4, the available evidence suggests that I must indeed be that sort of person.

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am so, so beyond ready for this race! I’m ready to see my friends, to have them cheer for me, to wear my Team Sparkle skirt and shimmer all the way down the road. I’m ready to line up at the start, nervous and chilly and giddy because people I love will be waiting with me.

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