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gal in a bubble

gal in a bubble

did you ever have one of those days where everything just felt off? where you just want to go home and crawl back under the covers and shut the world out? where almost nothing you do can get you out of your head and back in the present moment? it’s interesting to me because my … Continue reading

not training

not training

have you ever signed up for a race and then all of a sudden, it’s a week away and you haven’t put in the training you needed…for one reason or another? i mean life happens, right? it always sounds like a good idea when you sign up, and then… you’re traveling for work and dealing … Continue reading

sneezy. dopey. slurpy?

has anyone else’s allergies been killing them this year? wheezing, sneezing, slurping messiness. attractive, yes, i know 😉 i mean, i have literally felt like i’m trying to breathe through Jell-O or pudding (or some other similarly sticky, thick gooiness…) the neti pot has become my new best friend. i never thought i’d say this…but thank god … Continue reading

90 minutes

ok- so i’m a slacker. well, i don’t think anyone would ever say that about me really, but i haven’t posted anything in a while. so i’m at least a blog-slacker. i could go into a string of reasons/excuses for why i haven’t found the time to write a new post, but there’s nothing fun … Continue reading

murphy’s law…

murphy’s law…

this weekend, i mapped out an ambitious 9.5 mile run with tons of hills for myself. baltimore is chock full of hills, and i need to get those bad boys in so i’m ready to tackle those little guys (aka the Poconos) come October. i’ve been feeling pretty good about my preparations for Ragnar so … Continue reading

18 miles…

18 miles…28.97 km…95,040 feet… that’s 3.3 times the height of Mt. Everest. 2.7 times the greatest ocean depth. it’s also the total distance i’ll be running (broken out over 3 legs) in the Ragnar Relay on October 5 and 6th. i’ve done the marathon thing, so i’ve run further than 18 miles before, but it’s … Continue reading

june 6: national running day!

Having a true faith is the most difficult thing in the world. Many will try to take it from you. – Steve Prefontaine National Running Day is June 6…next Wednesday… i know a lot of things can get in the way and stuck in our heads, but don’t ever lose the faith my running friends… … Continue reading

to rock or not to rock your run?

i’ve heard people debate the pros and cons of listening to music while running for a while now. i can understand both sides of the subject i suppose… Some people feel that by listening to music, you’re missing the point of running. that you would miss the sounds and experiences of everything that surrounds you … Continue reading