Marathon Monday

This year, I did not run on Marathon Monday.  Normally, I’d be pretty bummed about that (after two years of registering and not making it to the start line due to injuries), but this year I was happy to just be watching!  It was almost 90 degrees in Boston yesterday – certainly not ideal running weather by any stretch of the imagination.   I am amazed by all the runners who finished the race yesterday. Congrats if you were one of them! Read More

Weekend Workouts

I had a really fun weekend and a decent training weekend!  I took it easy Thursday and Friday because I was feeling a bit under the weather, so I was rarin’ to go for my weekend workouts! Read More

Masters Swim Meet

The past two weekends, I competed in a four-day swim meet. I swam in most of the freestyle events (50, 100, 200, 500, and 1650) and a number of relays. Read More

Ras na hEireann 5k

Ras na hEireann logoIt was a beautiful day to run a 5k (high 50s at race start!). There were tons of people at the race, most dressed in green to celebrate St. Patty’s Day.  There were even some fully-outfitted leprechauns and a man completely painted green!  I had done the Ras na hEireann in 2009, and set my 5k PR. There are some decent hills on the course, but it finishes on a long downhill, making for fairly fast course. Read More


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