Category Archive: Running

Recovery sucks.

I went to a party this weekend and a friend was bragging to people that I ran a marathon (the party was full of runners). I’m still uncomfortable saying I ran a marathon.… Continue reading

I need feminism because…

Recently I’ve been seeing photos from a project showing that feminism benefits everyone. I don’t know a whole lot about these campaigns, but the majority of the pictures are very good. Men and… Continue reading

Running while Traveling

I didn’t think I travel that often. Perhaps this is because, for me, “travel” used to mean going to another country and I haven’t been doing that much recently. But last week a… Continue reading

I hate [almost] every run until 3 miles

I often hear people say they hate running. Or they only run when being chased. I understand. I hate running too. For about three miles. Almost every time I run. For the first… Continue reading

I love my training group!

I had done three half marathons when Jessica caught me at a weak moment and I said I’d do a marathon with her. She recalls this series of events a bit differently. After… Continue reading

Why I run…hint: it’s NOT to be skinny.

For my 19th birthday, I asked my dad for running shoes and my mom for running clothes. And that’s what I got. I laced up my Mizunos and went out for a run… Continue reading

Bad runs happen. We just hope they don’t happen on race day.

Four days before the race I flew from DC to Detroit. When I got off the plane, my hips and knees were killing me. Like I didn’t even want to walk. Hip soreness… Continue reading

Preparing for my first marathon

I completed my first marathon last weekend. (!!!) But it totally sucked. I’m working on just accepting it and admitting I had a bad day, but I’m still making excuses about why I… Continue reading