Bass Pro Half Marathon Training Recap – Half Marathon #6

This is definitely more for my own sake than anyone else’s. I don’t believe my running to be that interesting or impressive to anyone in particular but it has been a good practice for myself to recap some of the ups and downs, the good weeks and bad weeks of a training cycle. It helps … More Bass Pro Half Marathon Training Recap – Half Marathon #6

Marathon Recap Part II: race strategy and fighting the mental chatter 

At the beginning of January I officially decided to run my second full marathon. I had been wanting to for quite some time but the amount of time commitment, physical support of others doing the same distance, and courage finally came together this spring. My last 26.2 race was in April of 2011 in Oklahoma … More Marathon Recap Part II: race strategy and fighting the mental chatter 

From the restaurants to the race course… marathon weekend part 1. 

Lunch First stop in Fayetteville was definitely lunch! The Farmer’s Table Café is a locally sourced, organic and homemade breakfast and lunch café. If its not in season or the farm doesn’t have it, they don’t serve it. It was organic goodness from eggs benedict to biscuits and gravy to chicken salad. I didn’t even … More From the restaurants to the race course… marathon weekend part 1.