Zombie 1/2 Marathon Preview

This Saturday, I’ll be running in my second 1/2 Marathon – the Zombie 1/2 Marathon here in Anchorage. From what I can tell, this appears to be a pretty low-key event. There aren’t any chip timers, and it’s unclear from the web site whether there will even be any aid stations, though I should be […]

Why I’m No Longer Running the 1/2 Marathon in Las Vegas

Over the past 2 weeks, I’ve done a lot of thinking, and a lot of self-reflection. This is not a decision I came to lightly, I can assure you of that. After careful consideration, I finally came to the decision that I’m no longer going to run the 1/2 Marathon in Las Vegas. Why, you […]

Have I Gone 1/2 Marathon Crazy (or Just Plain Crazy)?

It seems like only a few weeks ago that I finished my first 1/2 marathon (ok, maybe that’s because it really only was a few weeks ago). And I previously talked about the fact that I’ll be running the Rock ‘n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon in Las Vegas in December (also known as the #mizboorun on […]

Skinny Raven 1/2 Marathon Recap

After many weeks of planning and training, yesterday I ran my first 1/2 Marathon. As I wrote in my preview post, my realistic goal time was 2:10. My “dream” time was to finish in under 2 hours, which I knew was a bit of a stretch, but figured it could be doable if everything was […]

Weekend Preview: A Run and a Reunion

Well, the time has finally come – this is the weekend of the Skinny Raven 1/2 Marathon. I’m actually feeling pretty good about the whole thing at this point. My longest run so far has been 12 miles, so (barring any injuries) I’m not too worried about actually being able to run the entire 13.1 […]