I’ve been running for 9 years now. When I see twenty-somethings all giddy over their first 5k, I feel all sentimental about how I started running. But, at the same time, I can’t help but feel…shall I say it…old. Gaah. (more…)
9 Weeks to Chicago Marathon!
Most of you know that I’ve been training for Chicago Marathon on October 12. Chicago Marathon will be my 11th marathon and my 5th World Marathon Major (I don’t think I’ll ever do Boston…sigh!) yet I’m excited about it as if it was my first.
This will be the first marathon where I’ll be using the Hanson’s Marathon Program. I availed of The Classic Hanson’s Beginners Marathon Program online through Hanson’s Running. With the program comes online supervision by a Hanson’s coach. My coach is Coach Melissa Johnson-White who is a member of the Brooks-Hansons Distance Project (how cool is that?!) and, oh, by the way, she has a marathon PR of 2:32. Gulp. (more…)