2017 has been full of ups and downs in running. After starting 2017 injured, recovering and running Boston, I was coming into the summer feeling like I was on an up. I was working with my friend Melissa @ We Run the World Coaching, and exciting for a summer of trails.
I spent 7 weeks injured this winter, I’ve also had a lot of friends who’ve dealt with injury this year, including one of my best running friends. I’ve been reflecting a lot on injury, and how best to survive (mentally and physically) during the injury, and how to return from injury. I wanted to post about some of my lessons and thoughts. Continue reading “Surviving an Injury 101”
So everyone else is all like, here’s my race report from last weekend, and here I am, crap, I still haven’t finished my Boston race report!?!! It’s been half written for weeks, so here goes! I’m not going to do my typical race report with splits, and details like that. I had no real pace/time goals, so the splits don’t matter.
I’ve been back for a week, and still have not written my recap… life has been crazy busy, but I need to get this done before my memory fades! Luckily I took about 1,000,537 photos, so that should help. I’m planning to break this into two posts, one as a summary/recap of all the not-the-marathon stuff that we did, and a marathon recap. First up, the not-the-marathon! Continue reading “Boston Marathon Week Part 1”
Hey, so now that I’m running again, I thought I’d do an update on how I’ve been training over the last couple months. I know for some runners, it’s running or nothing, but I would have lost my mind if I wouldn’t have had other activities to fall back on. Continue reading “Training Update, injury addition”
Gosh it’s taken a lot of time to get here. And I’m not home free yet. But I’m running again.
I was hoping that by now I would be writing a post about how I came out of the other side of this struggle, stronger, faster, and in better shape, that I was better off for having gone through this. I was putting off writing a post until I was on the other side. I realized though, that there might be as much, or more value in sharing this spot in the middle, where I’m waiting for the after to come.