Tag Archives: Vermont City Marathon (Burlington)

#runstreak Day 147: Bringing it to Burlington

You learn to expect the unexpected in a marathon. From bonking at mile 18 on your first attempt to searching for a portapotty at mile 25 to avoiding spectators who leap out in front of you without warning, after a … Continue reading

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#runstreak Days 104-146: The Great Experiment

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

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#runstreak Days 76-78: The New York City Half Marathon

I was even more of a nervous nelly than usual before the United Airlines NYC Half, my first race of 2018.

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Back to Back to Back to Burlington

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

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Leicester City and Me

My┬ámojo-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

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Missing the Mojo

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

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Semper Currens IV: Dialing it Up

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

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