I Survived My First Marathon: MTA Guest Post 8

First Marathon

This is the last of a series of guest posts I have been doing over at Marathon Training Academy, where I blogged about preparing for my first marathon using their system.  I went ahead and included the entire post here, because I am so excited about finishing the race. On November 5, 2011, I embarked into the unknown territory of running a marathon for the first time.  During that time I found why they call […] Read more »

6 More Miles… MTA Guest Post

6 miles of 26.2 miles in a marathon

As many of you know, I have been posting over at the Marathon Training Academy website about my training for an upcoming marathon.  I wanted to share these thoughts with my readers here. As someone who is starting out running, you may not have any immediate plans to run a marathon. A year ago, neither did I, but now I am running my first marathon. Maybe this post will help you consider setting your sights […] Read more »

The Final Surge: MTA Guest Post 6

I just wrote a guest post for the Marathon Training Academy Website. This is another post in a series where  I talk about my experience of training for my first marathon.  Below is a part of the article, but you can read the rest over at the link.  In this article I talk about making one final surge during my training.  I have enjoyed training for my first marathon, but now it is time to […] Read more »

What Your Friends Say About Running a Marathon: Marathon Training Academy Guest Post 4

This is the fourth guest post in a series that I have been doing over at Marathon Training Academy where I am sharing my experiences of running my first marathon. What Your Friends Say About Running a Marathon One of the cool things about running a marathon is that it gives you something to talk about with other people. There is just something about the ‘M’ word that gets people’s attention. Even non-runners typically respect […] Read more »

Lessons Learned: Part 3 of Marathon Training Journey

rock and rol marathon

I have added another guest post over at the Marathon Training Academy site, where I have been sharing about my training for the upcoming Rock and Roll marathon this fall.  Regardless of where you are as a runner, hopefully this will give you some motivation and insight to be a better runner.  Below is a snippet of the post, but you can read the full post over at Marathon Training Academy. My Long Runs are […] Read more »

Get Ready to Rock – Marathon Training Guest Post

Rock n Roll Marathon Savannah Georgia

Even if you are not running a marathon, I think the guest post I just did over at Marathon Training will help you as a runner think about some things related to races, injury, and motivation. This is the second post in the series on my personal journey of running a marathon. Ready to Rock! Well, it is official!  I just signed up for my first marathon.  I am going to be doing the Rock […] Read more »