Tag Archives: marathon

Why You Should Run the 0.1 or 0.2

“You don’t have to go the extra mile, only part of it” I’m fresh off pacing my very first 10k event, part of the annual Minneapolis Get in Gear race series. It was a great time, filled with several of … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Running 26.2 – Part 3: How to Run the Marathon

“No one fucks with someone who runs 26.2 miles for fun” We’re closing in on spring marathon season. Whether Boston this month or a local race next, you’re all in at this point. You’re tough and you’re tired. Your metabolism … Continue reading

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5 Reasons a Marathon Training Partner is Gold

“People, let me tell you ‘bout my best friend” I interrupt this week’s regularly-scheduled blog to bring you something impromptu. Every so often, I see something that inspires a post. Today, it happened twice, which led me to shelve this … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes Running 26.2 Miles – Part 1: What to Expect

“Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about yourself you can learn in 26.2 miles” Who’s training for a marathon this year? Who’s thinking about training for a marathon this year? Who’s for sure not training for a marathon this year…but … Continue reading

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Everyday Athletes, Olympics & the Power of a Bib

“Nothing is impossible. The word itself say’s ‘I’m Possible.’” I’m sitting here on a Sunday morning, computer on my lap, coffee in hand, watching the men’s marathon. Pretty much a perfect morning with just one dark spot – it’s one … Continue reading

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Sports Commentator, Mom and Olympian – Carrie Tollefson

“Get after it” I don’t think I’ve ever been as excited about a blog entry as I am right now about this one. Maybe one of my handful of Boston Marathon-related blogs…but still, this one is so exciting. This month’s … Continue reading

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5 Of My Best Blog Posts

“Playing favorites” People have told me they’ve gone back weeks or even months to read my old blog posts that they may have missed or re-read ones that stood out to them. I love when that happens. In that spirit, … Continue reading

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