My first half marathon—and it kicked my ass

I have been looking forward to this day for a long time, my very first half marathon — and I wanted desperately to say something to the effect of “…and it was sooooo awesome!” I really did, and I had all these hopes of reporting just how excellent of a run it was, finally achieving…

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Starting the half marathon training schedule

This morning marks the first day of my half marathon training, a twelve-week training plan that was in one of the recent issues of Runner’s World Magazine (August 2015).  Up to this point I had been working my way up to a 10K and feel that I’ve got that down sufficiently to run it with…

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