In Defense of #RWPunStreak Dec04

In Defense of #RWPun...

To be fair, critics have yet to assail RWPunStreak (nor wassail it, though it is the holiday season). But after reading my colleague Meghan Loftus’ spirited “In Defense of RWRunStreak,” I figured now is the time to mount my own preemptive case for the month-long festival of terrible...

Philly Marathon

So how do you recapture the gut-wrenching excitement of your first marathon once you have four under your belt? Turns out, the answer is “run a bigger race than your previous four efforts combined.” When I signed up for the Philly Marathon three months ago, I had no idea what I was in for....

RW Half Recap

It’s been a crazy week. Everyone at Runner’s World has been planning the first RW Half & Festival since long before I claimed a cubicle, and as the event weekend finally approached, excitement—and preparatory workload—reached an Olympic-level frenzy. I resisted pressure to sign up...

Back in Action! Sep23

Back in Action!

It’s been a while since I posted. But unlike my last major blogging hiatus, this time I didn’t break any bones, nor did I spend the entire summer crutching around Portland and playing up my “wounded bird” status to gain sympathy, romance and customized crutch coozies. This time my...

Garmin Marathon

Despite what Crunch Time so boldly professed, I didn’t end up running the St. Louis Marathon this year. The timing just wasn’t right, and once I realized another marathon was happening the following weekend in Olathe, Kan., where my parents live, the choice was easy. I actually could have...