Here we are. I can't believe it - tomorrow I will be running my 6th marathon. 20+ weeks of training for this grand finale. I set a lot of goals for my social media in 2021, thinking that this year would have to be a lot better than 2020. In a lot of ways, it… Continue reading Training for my 6th Marathon: A Recap
Category: marathon training
Marathon #6: Goals
I have had goals in mind for all of the marathons I have run. Typically, my minimal goal is to finish the race within the time limit and not get kicked off the course. After that, my goal has usually been to get a personal best time. For my last marathon, my goal was to… Continue reading Marathon #6: Goals
It’s Taper Time!
In less than two weeks, I will be running my 6th marathon. It is hard to believe that the taper is already here. I feel super prepared and also not prepared at all simultaneously. I have put in the work. I followed my training plan. I felt great running my longest run last weekend of… Continue reading It’s Taper Time!
June & July 2021 Training Recap
Where has the time gone!? I haven't updated my blog since the end of June and suddenly it is already August. My running mileage has been pretty consistent over the last few months. I have varied back and forth on what kind of cross training I am doing. Recent Garmin badge challenges have helped me… Continue reading June & July 2021 Training Recap
“What Do I Eat Before and After Running?”
I sat down to eat my pre-long run breakfast this morning and was inspired to write about this topic: "What do I eat before running?" After my run as I prepared my post-run nutrition, I thought, "I should write about what to eat after a run, too." As a dietitian who runs, I get asked… Continue reading “What Do I Eat Before and After Running?”