Selfies with Bart Yasso

At my second half marathon ever (the Cayman Islands Half Marathon, December 2014), I met someone who was an invited speaker at packet pick up and who also ran the half marathon on race day. As a new runner, I was very unfamiliar with races, important people, major events and just an awful lot about the sport…

Weekly Workout Wrap up

With another week under my belt, and only eight (8!) weeks to go until Marine Corps Marathon, I’m trying to stay true to a fairly challenging running regime. Sadly, I think the heat of the summer has finally gotten to me, and I find myself with very little energy in general, let alone enough to…

A snapshot of my training

I have a lot of questions about what my training actually looks like (not just the projected training plan that I posted last week), along with the questions of ‘how can you run that much?’ ‘What can you think about while running so many miles?’ and the inevitable ‘How do you feel after all this…

Meeting Running Royalty

I have now been able to get a picture with Bart Yasso on two occasions. I really had no idea who he was at the first race, the Cayman Islands Half Marathon in December 2014, when I heard him speak, although I had a pretty good idea of his importance in the running world after…