Taper thoughts

I’m three weeks away from running my next marathon, the Loch Ness Marathon in Inverness, Scotland. This will be my 23rd marathon, and I’ve just wrapped up the crazy training with my taper ahead of me. Taper is traditionally my favourite part of marathon training – well, second to running the actual race itself. It…

Just run

When my husband turned to me in the final mile of my long run yesterday, asking when my next marathon was, I knew what was coming next. ‘If you don’t have a marathon scheduled for many months, then why are you running 18 miles today?’ Great question. Many people would not be interested in running…

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…