Runnin From the Law
Marathon Runner, always in training. Single Mom, trying to figure out how to parent 2 teenagers. Former Blonde, giving the brunette thing a try. Dessert Lover, addicted to all things sweet. Lawyer and Business Owner, loving being my own boss. Blogger, recording my thoughts for my 5 readers.
I started running to escape the stress of lawyering. Now running is a part of me. My passion. My escape. My therapy. My friend. My happiness. And SO much more.
Category Archives: Phoenix Marathon Training
Taper is hard work. It’s HARD to relax, sleep in on a Saturday and only run for 90 minutes. Seriously. I feel more at ease when I’m going, going, going. When I’m sitting around – relaxing – I feel guilty … Continue reading
This was a fabulous week of training. 3 weeks out from the marathon is usually taper. And, in a sense, this was a cut back in that the workouts themselves didn’t have the volume that I’ve been doing. But overall … Continue reading
I’m usually one of those “scheduled” vacationers who can’t totally relax and has activities planned, dinner reservations, tours scheduled, etc. Not this time. This time I was a relaxed vacationer. And it was seriously THE BEST vacation I’ve ever had. … Continue reading
This week started out great and ended great and sucked in the middle. I’m starting to get worn down from the grind of training. Not so much from the miles themselves – they seem very manageable – but from doing … Continue reading
Today’s long run was UGLY. No two ways about it. It reminded me of about 7 of the 10 marathons I’ve run, where I hit a wall and the splits turn really really bad. Because I think we can learn … Continue reading