Training Recap: 2018.11.05 – 2018.11.12 plus BONUS RACE REPORT

I did it! I ran a marathon! Me, pretty much for the rest of the week. I spent the week leading up to this marathon frantically googling things like “what are carbs” and “is pizza carbs” and “pizza before marathon.” I also got in some really janky short workouts that vascillated between “I should be … Continue reading “Training Recap: 2018.11.05 – 2018.11.12 plus BONUS RACE REPORT”

Training Recap: 2018.10.15 – 2018.10.21

training so hard Monday RUN 13.1 Miles: I did it! Monday’s training was brought to you by… Monsieur Beaucaire (Lux): This was so bad not even I could enjoy it, but the middle break with Evelyn Keyes was (if deeply, deeply creepy in a post Weinstein world) totally worth it, and the closing with Leslie Howard … Continue reading “Training Recap: 2018.10.15 – 2018.10.21”

Training Recap: 2018.10.08-2018.10.14

Welcome to the new and potentially really boring Monday feature on this blog: training recaps! Woo. Can you feel the excitement? No? That’s because it’s not there. But I’m sure like everything else I write, this will reach a state of barely maintainable pretentiousness in about a week. So stick around. This week was supposed … Continue reading “Training Recap: 2018.10.08-2018.10.14”

Endurance Sports Are Boring As Hell

I am not sure why it should be surprising, but trying to make endurance sports seem interesting is fucking impossible. I read You Are an Ironman to try to get some ideas, thinking, like, hey creative nonfiction about a long chunk of insanity. Should be interesting. Suffice to say, #DNF. I mean, I did skim … Continue reading “Endurance Sports Are Boring As Hell”