One of my dear friends was my first Team in Training coach, Rebecca. Since my first marathon back in 2007, we have trained and run many races together. We have shared all sorts of experiences over the years, the vast majority are very amusing (at least to us) but not really things I can write about … Continue reading My Running Spouse
My friend, Patsy, is a cyclist and has been since she was in high school. One night over dinner in Montana, we were talking about the Tour de France and the workout that the cyclists get when they are competing. Patsy mentioned that the bone density of professional cyclists is continually measured because cyclists can … Continue reading Osteoblasting
During the summer, my morning runs on the trail were lonely, except for the occasional mom pushing her toddler in a stroller or a retiree out walking a dog. Now that we have hit August, I am joined on the trail by high school cross country runners and the Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps … Continue reading I Can! I Will!
Last year was my “Year of Stupid Races". I ran several multi-race events including the Dopey Challenge, the Nut Job, the Heartbreak Hill Hat Trick, and the Dumbo Double Dare. I decided that I had to be stupid to run all those back-to-back races. It looks like I am setting a different trend this year. … Continue reading My Rocky Mountain High