Race recap: Bataan Memorial Death March

As someone who plans to run a marathon in all 50 states, I’ve looked at many marathon options available. And there are many. However, there are some events that are truly special and must-do type events for each state, and I heard Bataan Memorial Death March at the White Sands Missile Range was one such…

Race Recap: Baltimore Marathon

A week later, and I’m now getting around to a recap of the Baltimore Marathon. It wasn’t as solid a run as I had thought I could do: the weather was warmer than normal, and I had an issue with numbness/tingling and pain in my left foot during the race (that I’ve since realized is…

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…

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…

Race Recap: Paris Marathon

Oh la vasche! (Holy cow!) I had high hopes for a fast time on this course (my initial goal was a 4:10-4:15 run), but it was not to be for a variety of reasons. The quick summary: I didn’t like this race. Overall, my visit to Paris was fantastic, but the marathon was very frustrating and…

Race Recap: Chattanooga Marathon

Marathon 11: Chattanooga Marathon; Sunday, March 5, 2017, 8am I’m happy to report the hills didn’t destroy me in Chattanooga on Sunday. As I only have flat terrain to train on, there was the very real possibility I would not be able to walk after the marathon due to the hilly course. And that I…