Post-marathon week

Hello blog I was happy to discover this week that I wasn’t all that torn up from last week’s marathon! My blister has healed up nicely and apart from some residual soreness and knee pain, I am no worse for […]

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ROCK N ROLL DC 2016 MARATHON RECAP

Well, I DID IT. Hell yeah! Marathon #2 is done and in the past and it was pretty awesome, if I say so myself. My overall moving time was about 4:45 which is a-okay with me. The morning started with […]

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Easy peasy lemon squeezy 12

It is so cool to have gotten to a point in my running career than a 12 mile run is basically nothing! Me and my dad did the usual 12 today (my favorite route) and it was quick and casual […]

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20 miles…and the taper begins!

Me and my dad did a really good 2o miler today in DC with two Hanes Point loops (and I didn’t even die!) He told me the plot of a crazy book to keep me entertained. We had no serious […]

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another treadmill substitute!

It was far too cold this weekend to run outside (well, it was possible, but probably highly unpleasant). It was about 5 degrees, but felt like below zero. Plus it was windy. So, me and my dad hit up Planet […]

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18 miles strong!

Today was the first day I was able to run outside in two weeks (due to winter storm Jonas)! CCT was fine, but once we got into DC some of the sidewalks were very icy and dicey (I’m a rhyming […]

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Snowed in thanks to #stormjonas

There was absolutely no possibility of running outside today–we’ve been hit with 30+ inches of snow, plus the Metro is closed and I’m sure CCT is in terrible condition. Thanks storm Jonas! Of course, marathon runners can’t just skip a […]

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calf getting better–i think

Today I ran 17 miles with my dad (CCT + Haines Point) and my calf didn’t hurt until around 12, which is good and bad. Good because I made it a whole 12 miles with no pain whatsoever. Bad because […]

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When it rains it pours

This week was hard. It was the first day back from winter break as well as the week of my Ulysses fair, so I had to stay after school on two separate days and miss an entire day of school […]

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My long run today

Today I did 14 miles with my dad in sub-freezing temperatures. He let me wear his super warm biking gloves, and I wore them all the way up to mile 13, during which the sun started shining and my hands […]

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