What I pack for a marathon

Marathon packing 4I pack more for a marathon than I do for a vacation.  Some girls fill their suitcases with heels, but I’m more about racing flats and energy gels.  Packing every. single. thing. I may need takes some stress out of race day. Continue reading

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Race Recap: Akron Marathon

Race morning Race day started out with a 4am cinnamon raisin English muffin, PB, a banana, and some Powerade.  Breakfast of champions, I’m telling ya. I put on my lucky purple shorts, braided my hair back, and was ready to go. Continue reading

Training recap & my new favorite pancakes

pancakesIt’s officially Taper Time!  This past week I cut back my mileage to about 60% of my normal weekly miles and lightened up my weights at crossfit.  Next week I’ll take off from the gym and just run.  I also worked in strides on both of my easy days to keep my legs feeling sharp. Continue reading