As someone who doesn’t love running in the heat and humidity, I’m happy to wave goodbye to August. Here’s how the month went! Overall, it was a good month, and September is looking even better, as I’ve finally gotten a diagnosis for my coughing while running – irritable larynx syndrome. More on that later!
Much of July was spent completing the Tour de Salisbury. I also made more of an effort to work on strength training. Here’s how the month went… I ran 95.08 miles. After a lower-for-me mileage month in June, including 12 days off, I took one more day off at the beginning of July and then … More July running recap: The Tour de Salisbury, and a few other things
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’ve been easing back into my running mileage as I recover from plantar fasciitis (and I hope it’s gone for good at some point!). However, this allowed me to do a lot of yoga during March. Here’s how the month went: I ran 72.9 miles. This is not a particularly high-mileage month for me, but … More March Running Wrap-Up: Some running and a lot of yoga
I told myself after the Algonquin 50K, I’d take two weeks off. I pretty much did (I took 13 days off), and I think it really helped! I ran 70.15 miles in February. I did run the 50K, as noted, but with my 13 days off afterward, I ended up with a lower-than-usual mileage month … More My February running: Two races and almost two weeks off
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
September was a busy month of running — so much so that I’m just now getting to my September wrap-up on Oct. 13. So, here goes… … More September running wrap-up: Many miles and many races
I just finished a double-race weekend, but before I get to writing about that, I’m going to wrap up my August running. This was the fourth month in a row that I hit 100 or more miles this year, and it was my highest-mileage month of the year so far. I ran 116.25 miles. I … More August Running Wrap-Up: A hot, humid month with lots of miles
It took me a while to get to my first 100-mile month in 2021, but once I did it in May, I did it again in June. There were a lot of miles crammed in at the end, but I made it happen, and I had a good running month with some fun locations for … More June running wrap-up: Another 100-mile month and fun running locations
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