Tag Archives: Vermont City Marathon (Burlington)
Last year, before running the Flower City Half and abandoning the idea of running a spring marathon completely, I had narrowed my choices for a May 26.2 to three possibilities: Ottawa if there was extra money in the budget, Buffalo … Continue reading
I was even more of a nervous nelly than usual before the United Airlines NYC Half, my first race of 2018.
My second race of the year. Unbelievably, like the first, it was featured in Runner’s World for its extreme conditions. The craziness of my 2016 running season continued unabated in the sweltering heat of my third Vermont City Marathon. I … Continue reading
My mojo-less winter turned into an equally uninspired spring. Then, as is so often the case, life got in the way. In the end, I had to change plans to run two different marathons and opted to go back to Burlington … Continue reading
Most runners permanently, and prominently, display their race medals. And who can blame them? No matter what your distance, it takes a lot of effort to run a race, still more to train for one. So displaying medals or race … Continue reading
Week Three Training Wrap-Up It’s been a pretty good week overall. Like last week, I went gentle and long, completing my mileage in three longish runs. Fortunately, this has been a gorgeous week in New York, with temperatures in the … Continue reading
At the end of the Vermont City Marathon, I had one package of Chocolate Outrage GU left in my fanny pack. It stayed there for a couple of weeks until, one morning, Tessa decided to head out for a bicycle … Continue reading