Race Recap: Berlin Marathon

The Berlin Marathon, my second race in the World Marathon Majors, was an overall great experience. Given that my least favourite races tend to be the larger ones, I had tempered my expectations of what type of experience I would have. As a result, I came out of it enjoying more than I anticipated. We…

Finish line thoughts

No matter what, the finish line of a race is a special place, one of memories and feelings of accomplishment. Rarely do runners have the chance to immediately share that moment of crossing the finish line with someone. For some, they may have trained alone and run alone, wanting to finish alone and have that…

No one cares for your safety like you do

Can we talk? I regularly see posts in my online running groups where runners (and cyclists) are hit and often killed by those in a motor vehicle. Most of the people operating the motor vehicle are drunk or distracted drivers. Outrage ensues after each of these instances, and rightly so. I really got my start…

#LubecPartyOfThree

What started off as an innocent suggestion by my friend Lashell (in September 2016) to run the Adams County Half/Full Marathon in 2017, snowballed into a lobstah and hill-fueled race-cation full of shenanigans in the easternmost point of the US this past June with our ‘#LubecPartyOfThree.’ A girl’s getaway to allow the three of us…

Feel free to drink coffee and wave during my race

I saw a post on Facebook today, where a woman congratulated her friend on finishing a rough half marathon. The person who posted wrote the following as part of her message to her friend: ‘I am thankful for your Meg Miles family and all the support they have given you and continue to give you,…

Race recap: Ogden Marathon

Two weeks removed from the Ogden Marathon, and I’ve had some time to really reflect on the great time I had there. I was very nervous going into the race – not so much the race itself but the fact that I was meeting the family of the soldier I was running to remember (Bryan…