Monthly Archives: January 2012

Spirit’s 5K

Spirit’s 5K Race – Saturday, January 28 On Saturday I made the decision not to run a 5K that I had registered for. I felt that 2 weeks after the marathon was too soon for such a fast race. However, … Continue reading

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Where Do We Go Now?

“Where do we go now? Where do we go now? Where do we go, sweet child o’ mine?” ~Guns -N- Roses (6lyrics.com) On Monday, the day after the marathon, I felt great! I went for a 3.5-mile bike ride, did … Continue reading

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Louisiana Marathon Recap

When it’s time for the race to begin, I leave my friends to find the 3:55 pacer. For my first marathon my plan is to stay near the pacer and hopefully be able to hold the 8:58 pace throughout the … Continue reading

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Louisiana Marathon Part I

We arrived in Baton Rouge for the marathon on Saturday, January 14, the day before the marathon. We checked into our hotel and headed to the Louisiana Marathon Expo. At the expo we met Jeff Galloway, world-class athlete and founder … Continue reading

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This Is It!

“Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end; then stop.” ~Lewis Carroll, from Alice in Wonderland On Sunday, Terri and I (both runners of only 15 months) will be standing on the starting line of the Louisiana … Continue reading

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Louisiana Marathon Countdown Tips

“Run hard, be strong, think big!” ~Percy Cerutty Here are some tips to think about during the final week before the Louisiana Marathon: Anything goes for weather in Louisiana in January. There have been record colds and record warms…so prepare … Continue reading

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Tapering

“The marathon is a charismatic event. It has everything. It has drama. It has competition. It has camaraderie. It has heroism. Every jogger can’t dream of being an Olympic champion, but he can dream of finishing a marathon.” ~Fred Lebow, … Continue reading

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