Category: Running

Atlantic City Marathon Series Weekend: Part 4 – Half Marathon – I did it!

Read part 1, part 2, and part 3 here.

The morning of the Atlantic City Half Marathon was beautiful. Right outside our window, I could hear the quiet bustling of the volunteers getting everything ready for the day. The medals were being hung up, the food was being organized, and sleepy runners emerged from their rooms. I stayed up in my room until 15 minutes before the race, because it would take me about 30 seconds to get down there to run.

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Atlantic City Marathon Series Weekend: Part 2 – 5k Race Recap

Read part 1, part 3, and part 4).

The race director kindly told me I could drop down to just the 10k or the 5k and skip the half, but to just let them know for sure that day. It was the deadline for any changes. I hesitated and talked it over with Chris (he was tired of hearing about my anxiety over it) and I decided I could just walk the 5k and run the half if I really thought I couldn’t do both. Again, how could I not run the half after meeting Galloway?! Continue reading…

Atlantic City Marathon Series Weekend: Part 1 – Before Galloway

I just had the most amazing weekend, let me tell you about it. (part 2, part 3, and part 4)

As you’ve read before, I’ve started using the Jeff Galloway method of run/walk/run in the past year. I hesitated off and on to committing to it wholeheartedly at first, as I thought I would use it to get back up to running non-stop. I first used it last winter to get up to 6 miles running without any issues, then I dove into the elimination diet and the wheels came off my running wagon until later in June. Continue reading…