Last week was not the best one for me. One of our dogs got ill and a visit to the vet revealed he had a very nasty form of cancer, hemangiosarcoma. I spent the week taking him to vet appointments and keeping a close eye on him at home, never leaving him alone. I didn’t … Continue reading Podium Finishes
I just finished my March running “hat trick” - three half marathons in three weeks. I probably should still be recovering from February’s marathon but I could not pass up these races. I have another “hat trick” in April/May. After that, I will be back to training for the Berlin Marathon, again. Hopefully, this time … Continue reading Age is a State of Mind
This past weekend was the essence of what Adventures of a Funatical Runner is all about - combining races with trips to interesting places I might not otherwise visit, seeing the sights and enjoying new experiences. I traveled to New York City to run the New York City Half Marathon. My husband came with me, … Continue reading New York, New York!
“One thing about racing is that it hurts. You better accept that from the beginning or you’re not going anywhere.” – Robert ("Blazin' Bob") Owen Kennedy Jr, American distance runner On Saturday I ran a half marathon at the Summit Point Motor Sports Park in West Virginia. I expected a flat course; all the race … Continue reading Pain and Inspiration
Running a race is fun but the post-race party is a big part of the race experience too. Many races I have done have post-race parties with music and lots of beer. The Rock ’n' Roll Marathon series is well known for having a concert after their races. It was a real treat to see … Continue reading Best Post-Race Party Ever