Category Archives: marathon

Map of Marathon States Completed

Kentucky – 1 – KDF 2012 New York – 1 – NYC 2011 Tennessee – 3 – Flying Monkey 2008, 2010. Memphis 2009. Illinois – 1 – Chicago 2010 Indiana – 1 – Indianapolis Monumental 2009. West Virginia – 1 … Continue reading

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The First Moment of Truth / Doubt #nycm #running

I don’t know if it’s a prioritization thing or a psychological thing, but I have yet to fill out my training plan completely, either in my RunningAhead.com Training Plan or in my Google Docs spreadsheet. Last week featured back-to-back 11 and … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Derby Festival Sends an Email on the Course Change, Finally

Email from KDF Mini/Marathon Of course, it’s a marketing email.  (Speaking of which, I seem to always see “Constant Contact” on emails that get me more fired up than other email.) You’ll noticed that this email was received February 8, … Continue reading

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Switching focus away from the marathon for a little while

I’ve had a combination of really good marathon experiences and really bad marathon experiences at this point. The race day experience doesn’t bother me too much. The marathon is a challenging distance to run well, because little problems early on … Continue reading

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The Five Stages of a Bad Marathon Run

A parallel to the Kübler-Ross model / five stages of grief: Denial – You went past the first couple of mile markers, and you’re not anywhere near where you need to be in terms of time. Your legs may not … Continue reading

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