Race Report: Beach to Beacon 10K

Every year the Beach to Beacon 10K gets more and more popular. This year the entries sold out online in 8 minutes. I was lucky enough to snag one of them, along with my husband, sister-in-law, father-in-law and several friends. We all ran the … [Read more...]

Race Report: Race the Runways Half Marathon

Saturday April 2nd, was the Race the Runways Half Marathon on the Naval Air Base in Brunswick, Maine.   This was the first year for this race, and it featured a course that included a few miles on the runways. It snowed on Friday, which was April … [Read more...]

10 Mile Race…Canceled

On my list of races I intended to run, the first race, a 10 miler, was scheduled for February 6th. There was too much snow piled up on the side of the road that weekend so they canceled the race that day and postponed it to tomorrow, February … [Read more...]

Day 311 | Bookending the Pregnancy Saga

I decided on Friday that no matter what, I was going to run the Maine Coast Half Marathon today. There were many reasons why I should run, and lots of reasons why I could have stayed home.  But in the end, I believe what it came down to was that I … [Read more...]

Day 276 | Maine Marathon Relay

So I did get talked into running a leg of the Maine Marathon today. I didn't want to run today because I was in a wedding yesterday. It was quite the party. There was lots of eating, drinking and dancing involved. I only thought about having to … [Read more...]

Day 261 | Achieving the Goal

Finish Line

Today was the day. The half-marathon. I set this goal at the beginning of the year. I had no idea when I set that goal that I was going to have any other obstacles in my way other than have to train my body to be able to run 13.1 miles. What I … [Read more...]

Day 95 | 3 Minutes off My Personal Best

I ran the first road race of the year.  It was a 5K and I didn't do any preparation in advance of the race.  I just woke up on Saturday and ran.  The crazy thing is, I ran 3 full minutes faster than I ever have before.  3 minutes, that's nearly a … [Read more...]