Running around Europe

The last few months have been full of intense travel AND marathon training. How have I combined the two? With some very interesting experiences! I started training for the Berlin marathon in May, just before we travelled to Italy with my parents and in-laws. Some cities are easier than others to run in- Venice was…

Running London

My slacking in the blog department has partially been due to marathon training, but I’ve finally finished the London Marathon! It’s something I’d never thought of doing before last year when I got a place through my local running club after not getting a place in the general ballot. It was a great experience to…

Peak week and parties

Things have gotten a little crazy. Sorry for the lack of posts, but now peak week has come and gone, the trip to Iceland has concluded and the final countdown is beginning. Luckily for me and Lucas, the volcano did not affect our travel plans! peak week, the highest milage week ofmarathon training was draining,…

#VolcanoProblems

So… the madness is setting in.  Studying is in full swing, as is marathon training.  I’ve got an 18 miler coming up on Saturday and I’m not sure how it’s going to go.  Very slowly.  The idea of running for 3 hours straight is a little intimidating.  I’m leaning towards fueling with 2 x gu…

Uncharted Territory

These last two weeks have marked some important steps in all of my ongoing endeavors.  First… I ran the farthest I ever have, 15 miles last weekend.  I was very happy that I was able to run without stopping the entire time and felt surprisingly good afterward.  The run was not as flat as I’d…