The 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon was REAL

The 2020 Virtual Boston Marathon was REAL

I’ll never forget the day the Boston Marathon was cancelled for the second time in 2020 and it was announced that there would be a virtual event. I remember where I was sat, the time of the day, everything. I was responding to messages and watching posts coming...
Seven.

Seven.

Every year since my son turned three, I’ve written a little blog post about him on his birthday. Today he turned seven. I got an email from a website I signed up to when I first had babies that has sent me regular age specific updates ever since. Today it said...
Focus on what you can control.

Focus on what you can control.

Sometimes it takes a while for your feelings to catch up with your brain. The 2020 Boston Marathon is now six weeks away.  I’m 12 weeks and over 500 miles into training for it. I did a 12 week training plan before that, just to prepare for the training. Just before...
Things I’ve learned about running this year.

Things I’ve learned about running this year.

As the year closes, I feel that natural compulsion to mark it somehow. As today goes on, in the many time zones in which there are people I love, I’ve seen this happen in many ways; Nine special photos, announcements of exits from social media, years in review, happy...