Monthly Wrap-Up: Continuing to get faster during April

It’s only the first day of May, and the month is already off to a busy start with the Pittsburgh Marathon virtual relay today, the Run for the Animals Half Marathon tomorrow and deliveries from the Brooks Run Happy Team and the Pittsburgh Marathon today. But in this post, I’m wrapping up April. I ran … More Monthly Wrap-Up: Continuing to get faster during April

I closed out December with my highest-mileage month of the year

Before I get to my 2020 year in review post, I’m wrapping up my December running. As I continue to train for the Algonquin 50K, I ended the year by running my highest-mileage month of 2020. I ran 139.2 miles. This was more than 10-plus miles above what I ran during any other month this … More I closed out December with my highest-mileage month of the year

September running wrap-up: 1,000 miles down in 2020, two in-person races and more

September was a pretty busy month of running for me. My last run of the month not only got me to 100 miles for the month, but 1,000 for the year. I ran 101.31 miles. Thirty-one of these miles were at the Pemberton 24, which included both running and walking. I did two in-person races … More September running wrap-up: 1,000 miles down in 2020, two in-person races and more

July Wrap-Up: Running during Maryland’s hottest month ever (really!)

The month of July sure was a hot one. I feel like I’ve never been slower. I am not all about speed, but I do like to be able to do a run without feeling like I can hardly get through it. I mentioned in my June wrap-up that I’ve been doing plenty of run-walk … More July Wrap-Up: Running during Maryland’s hottest month ever (really!)