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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

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

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

Marseille Marathon (and semi-marathon) 2013

Marseille Marathon (and semi-marathon) 2013

I come to you, my friends, alive, two days post running the Marseille Semi-Marathon (13.1 miles). There’s the good news, I am alive. Bad news, it rained during the entire race. Not a drizzle, full out rain. There were puddle obstacles all over, streams falling from overpasses, slippery sidewalks. Overall, the race was a bit … Continue reading

Good things…

Good things…

So, some good things recently: I have started running again with the wonderful motivation and guilt tripping from a friend I met at the Alliance Française who is training for the Marseille Half-Marathon. This will be her first half marathon and I know she’s excited. She asked if I would like to run on Wednesday … Continue reading