I kicked off January with a tough race and some snow running

January was a somewhat successful month of running. I was able to start the year off with a 100-plus mile month, but I also finally decided to get treatment for an issue that had been bothering me. I ran 115.1 miles. I would have liked to have run more as I was training for the … More I kicked off January with a tough race and some snow running

I closed out 2021 with a successful December of running

Before my annual recap, it’s time for my last monthly recap of 2021, about my December running. There were lots of fun runs during this month! I ran 114.46 miles. This was my seventh 100-plus-mile month in a row, which I’m happy about. I participated in one race — as a pacer. This was the … More I closed out 2021 with a successful December of running

October Running Wrap-Up: Another high-mileage month and a birthday run

I had a successful month of running in October as I get closer to the Philadelphia Marathon, which is now only 10 days away. I ran 150 miles. My 150-mile month was my highest-mileage month since September 2019. I ran my fast 1600 in 8:45. This was my second-slowest 1600-meter run for speed of the … More October Running Wrap-Up: Another high-mileage month and a birthday run

July running: Heat and my highest-mileage month of 2021

The heat is my least favorite temperature for running (well, maybe aside from that one day at Algonquin, though I wouldn’t be able to run a sub-eight-hour 50K in the heat and humidity, either). However, I was able to make July my highest-mileage month of 2021 as I racked up miles for the virtual Race … More July running: Heat and my highest-mileage month of 2021

I finally hit 100 miles for a month in 2021, and more about my May running

I started out the month of May strong, with a virtual relay and an in-person half marathon — 18.41 miles logged in the first two days of the month. This led to my first time hitting 100 miles in a month for 2021. I ran 104.19 miles. May was the first month in which I … More I finally hit 100 miles for a month in 2021, and more about my May running