Marathon Training: Have Fun With It!

We are officially in the tapering phase of our training for the full marathon.  Looking back, our long runs have definitely been interesting and full of both humor and adventure.  I always say that you have to do your best to make every run interesting and find a way to have fun with it.  Thus,Continue reading “Marathon Training: Have Fun With It!”

Running Scared

The marathon is about two weeks away and the thought of it has begun to give me a little rumbly in my tumbly.  I remember looking at the training schedule about 8 weeks ago and thinking time was on our side, but now it’s as if the last few weeks have flown by without anyContinue reading “Running Scared”

Making the Most of Your Treadmill Run

Honestly, who likes running on a treadmill?  If you say, “I do,” I swear to God I will punch you in the face.  Ok, I am too nice of a guy to ever do that but I would seriously think about it.  When Rachel and I first started running we did all of our runsContinue reading “Making the Most of Your Treadmill Run”

Things I Think I Think While Running

If you are wondering what a runner thinks about when he/she runs here are a few of the things that usually go through my mind. –          Should we go to Shipley’s after?  A chocolate doughnut does sound good. –          Is my ass chaffing?  Oh my God I hope my ass isn’t chaffing! –          Why didContinue reading “Things I Think I Think While Running”

Running…We Meet Again

I finally did it…I finally ran again!  To say I was nervous to run for the first time in over a week is an understatement.  I was downright terrified.  It was not the run that scared me, but rather, how my ankle would respond to the run.  I had been told to only run tenContinue reading “Running…We Meet Again”