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Run in Marseille Half Marathon 2014

Run in Marseille Half Marathon 2014

It’s about a week after I ran the Marseille Half Marathon  ! Remember last year ? It was awful, I undertrained, the race was not well organized, it rained the whole time, I had stomach issues the rest of the day (and subsequently stayed in bed / near the restroom all day), couldn’t walk for like a … Continue reading

Back into the swing of things

Back into the swing of things

I have been training now for my next half-marathon goal for about a month and man, is it tough. I will run the Marseille Half marathon here in two weeks (Sept. 14, 2014) and then my actual goal Half Marathon (<2hours) is on November 1st in Indianapolis, Indiana (Indianapolis Monumental Half).  Just as I did … Continue reading

I am a MARATHONER!

I am a MARATHONER!

As you can probably infer from the title, I have officially joined the Marathoner club! Can you believe it?!? Be prepared for a long post, the history leading to the race and my First Marathon experience. Let’s start with some numbers: 5 months of training, 62 actual training runs, I did training runs in 5 … Continue reading

My first 20 Mile run

My first 20 Mile run

This past Saturday (well 2 weeks ago, I forgot to post this) I embarked on my first 20 mile run in preparation for my first marathon race at the end of may. I had to go this one alone since everyone else is smarter and realizes that this distance is ridiculous. Recap (the points I … Continue reading

Recent Runnin’ Gear

Recent Runnin’ Gear

I was talking with my dad on the phone a few minutes ago — it is SO cold back in Kentucky. I almost feel bad for complaining when I say that I consider running in Marseille in the morning, before the sun wakes up, to be my form of cold weather running (it’s maybe 38F~4C) … Continue reading

Yearly Wrap up – 2013

Yearly Wrap up – 2013

I liked the format of another blog I saw … what my year brought me, a month-by-month summary: 2013 janvier: got a great new years  gift of strep throat and made my first visit to the french doctor fevrier: welcomed my awesome friend (and former Penn State roomie) Hayley. We traveled all over France (Paris, … Continue reading