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 in the UK

My love/hate relationship with running stretches all the way back to high school.  As much as I may not always enjoy the sprint work outs or climbing a tough hill, I’ve always enjoyed the running community, through track teams, marathon training with friends and now as a member of a UK running club.  It’s been…

2016 so far…

Life has gotten a bit crazy in 2016, which means I’ve been slacking a bit on the blog. After our New Years jaunt to Paris, we had a few weeks off before starting a marathon of busy weekends including trips to Austria and Liverpool, which I’ll post about soon. Combine that with a half marathon…

Edinburgh Half Marathon!

Friends visited from the states to run the Edinburgh Half with me this year!  A flat course and the promise of a day of recovering while drinking scotch convinced them it was a good idea to make the transatlantic flight.  They spent a few days in Wales and visited our hometown in the Lake District…

#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…