Becky and I finished our first half-marathon two weeks ago in Minneapolis. It was a great experience, and for me it was the culmination of months of training. Heck, I even gave up lifting for a month. Now that I’ve finished the race, I’d like to share a few things I learned. Read more
I’m continuously thinking of ways to improve this blog. I was wondering if more personal entries have a place here. Maybe they do, maybe not. But I figured, no one has to read it, so I may as well write it!
Last year Becky and I ran the Monster Dash in St. Paul with a couple of friends. It was a 10-mile race in full costume. We kicked some major shell as the Ninja Turtles. It was a blast. But training for the 10 mile run was difficult. I used to be a pretty successful cross-country runner in high school, but I’ve gained weight since then and now it seems the impact of every step hurts that much more. I generally prefer interval running or shorter distance runs of about 2-3 miles, but this seemed like a new and fun challenge. Read more