Category: Marathons

Reflections of the Boston Bombing…A Timeline From That Day, April 15, 2013

I was going through my emails and files this morning, organizing and came across this timeline that my husband Jamie created following the aftermath of that dreadful day that we will never forget.  I wanted to put this someplace safe; my blog made the most sense.  I ran the race that day…Jamison was my support crew of one.  I had… Read more →


Pace/Speed Final Time & Place (A/G/O) Time 09:54 / mile 4:19:40 Place (A/G/O) 54 138 39% 440 1005 44% 1536 2637 58% Marathon P.R. 4:10:36 +09:04 4:19:49 -00:09 This was one tough race.  I was done with it before it even started…really done with it by mile 6-7, considered quitting at the half around mile 10-11, got a second wind… Read more →


Pace/Speed Final Time & Place (A/G/O) Time 09:57 / mile 4:20:48 Place (A/G/O) 101 198 51% 794 1524 52% 2620 4124 64% I wasn’t motivated to blog this marathon for many reasons. This was a tough training year for me with many distractions (all good ones!). Training started in May which was the same month our daughter, Karlee, graduated high school.… Read more →

STEAMTOWN MARATHON ~ Success vs. “The Wall”

They say “The Steamtown Marathon Will Humble You”…they aren’t kidding! There is a reason why it’s the smallest field of runners of any U.S. Marathon! I also see why people do run it and why the field of runners grows each year. It’s an unbelievable experience…more than just a “marathon”. The weather was perfect! 50 some degrees at the start,… Read more →

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