Spoiler alert: HOLY PR BATMAN! Going into this race, I said that my goal time was 1:42. Of course, in the back of my mind, I had a “stretch” goal of 1:40. I planned to run the first half on pace for 1:42 and see how I felt after that. The weather was perfect (overcast, low […]
It’s been a week and a half now since I ran the Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C. It’s taken me a bit longer to get this recap put together because we stuck around on the east coast for another week and visited my wife’s family in New York. It was a great trip, but […]
Well, it’s that time again – time for another marathon recap! Last weekend I ran the Kenai River Marathon. Kenai is about 3 hours south of Anchorage, so I went down the day before with my dad and my 3 year old son and we all camped out.
Hot on the tail of my 16-minute PR at the Moose’s Tooth Marathon the previous week, last weekend I did the Lost Lake Run, a 16 mile trail run down in Seward. Normally I wouldn’t schedule two big races back-to-back like this, but I had already signed up for the marathon, and this trail race […]
On Sunday, I ran the Moose’s Tooth Marathon here in Anchorage. One year ago, I was running my first 1/2 Marathon at this same event; this year, I ran my 3rd marathon. This time around, I really wanted to finish in under 4 hours. I’ve been training hard all summer since Mayor’s Marathon in June, […]