Tower of Terror 10 Miler Tips

Tower of Terror 10 Miler Tips

Tower of Terror 10 Miler Tips. How’s that for some alliteration on a Friday? I’ve still got quite a bit of time until my next trip to Disney World. It feels like an eternity between now and the Wine & Dine half marathon, maybe because it’s at least 1-2 20 milers away? I don’t know. … Continue reading

Flaking Out: It’s Grrreat!

This past week is the first week in a few months that I just completely flaked out on running. That’s right, went a whole 7 days and didn’t run a single mile. There were a range of reasons. Work, personal stuff, just overall not feeling well, and I’m still adjusting to getting up early for … Continue reading

Healthy Living Friday

I don’t know about everyone else, but I read enough running blogs to have come across quite a few that talk about how they go on things like “spin class” happy hours with their friends followed by salads and smoothies or some such healthy crap. A few friends from my rowing group suggested doing a … Continue reading

The downside to pace based training

The downside to pace based training

53 days to the New York City Marathon, everyone! November just keeps getting closer, the long runs keep getting longer, and this has prompted me to start thinking about how this season’s marathon training differs from past seasons. For my first and second marathons I used Hal Higdon and I switched this time to the … Continue reading

How to get up early

How to get up early

The secret to getting up early is threefold and I am going to share with you my secret for getting up before the sun every single day of the week. First: You need a good reason to get up early. To get yourself into a wake up early routine, you need a really good reason. … Continue reading

Eating at Disney: Il Mulino

Eating at Disney: Il Mulino

I was at Disney World this time with my parents and my mom had no desire to go into a theme park and since she didn’t it seemed ridiculous to spend all that money to get her a park ticket just so we could go into Epcot and eat. Initially, I was peeved and upset … Continue reading

Summer is over. OR IS IT?

Summer is over. OR IS IT?

Labor day is done so all the relaxing emptiness of summer is gone. There are college students everywhere, everyone’s back at work, rowing is back on at 5:30am, but the weather didn’t get the message so in D.C. we have highs in the 90s all week and the sun isn’t rising until well after 6am … Continue reading