I’m a Boston Marathon Finisher!! ­čĺÖ­čĺŤ

Every race, I pick a bible verse to meditate on. For the Boston Marathon this past Monday (4/17/17), I chose Colossians 3:17: "...whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all for the glory of God."  This verse reminds me to never take running for granted and to always give thanks; no matter [...]

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Taper [tey-per]; the reduction of exercise before a competition or race.

Tapering is reducing the volume of weekly training mileage during the final two to four weeks leading up to a marathon - which to runners, feels like a lifetime.  What happens when you taper? Tapering allows glycogen stores to return to peak levels in both the muscles and the liver. Metabolic enzymes, antioxidants, and various hormones, [...]

Boston Bound.

Running is more than a sport or exercise or "escape" to me. Running has taught me so much about myself and what I'm truly capable of. Running gives me freedom - to explore, to push past my comfort zone - to willfully take chances without the fear of failure. Boston is a buzzword in the running community. Like many other dedicated runners, [...]