26.2 Miles for the Babies

26.2 Miles for the Babies

I’m set to run the California International Marathon in Sacramento. I’ve been training for months, but preparing for years. I’m ready to shiver, sweat, and push my way to the finish line. This will be my fifth marathon, but my first since our twins’ very premature...
Let’s Talk Pacing

Let’s Talk Pacing

Whether you’re running your first marathon or your 100th, finding your pace is key to a successful (and enjoyable) race. I’ve run 13 marathons and have pretty much done it all — positive split, even split, and even the elusive negative split. In this blog, I break...
Do Your Own Thing

Do Your Own Thing

One of the most frustrating things I found when I first started running was all the advice from various articles, books, and magazines. The advice mostly pertained to fueling in terms of nutrition and hydration. What I found to be most frustrating was that each source...