Note: I received a free entry to the Salisbury Half Marathon for serving as the coach for the event. I set a goal in January to beat all of my standard distance times (5K, 10K, half marathon and marathon) from 2020 through 2022 this year. I recognized at the time that the biggest challenge would … More I faced another windy challenge at the Salisbury Half Marathon
Now that May is coming to an end, I’m finally getting to my April running recap. It’s been a busy couple months of running and other plans. I ran 100.22 miles. I was happy to make it to 100 miles in a month for the first time since January. I ran my fast 1600 in … More Finally… My April running recap!
I usually feel like I’m trained to run a half marathon with my regular running and marathon training, but ahead of the Salisbury Half Marathon on April 2, I felt different. My half marathons normally fall during or soon after marathon training, so I’m doing a decent amount of long runs. This time, I hadn’t done a double-digit run for a month. … More I tried a new strategy at the Salisbury Half Marathon and am inspired to work on speed
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 went into the Salisbury Half Marathon with a goal of running an average pace of sub-11:00 miles. As I ran, the miles kept going by, and I kept seeing splits faster than 11:00. And, I kept feeling good. So I kept going — with confidence. And when I had about 31 minutes for the … More I crushed my goal at the Salisbury Half Marathon
Two weeks after the virtual Shamrock Dolphin Challenge, I was out on the streets of Salisbury for another virtual race — the Salisbury Half Marathon. Before the in-person race was canceled along with events throughout the country, I wanted to run a fast-for-me half on the flat Salisbury course, ideally hoping to beat the 2:18 … More Another virtual race complete: The Salisbury Half Marathon
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