PGH Marathon Update |About that hay that should be in the barn…

On yesterday's Instagram post, you probably imagined a burnt-out Courtney. I'm not talking about well-done...I mean...at this point, I am extra crispy and someone forgot me in the oven. Screw it. Ya girl is CHARRED. The marathon is May 5, and I am starting to get cold feet. I'm nervous. I'm afraid. I'm currently battling … Continue reading PGH Marathon Update |About that hay that should be in the barn…

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Dear Britax: This Is Where You Went Wrong With The (Very Serious) BOB Gear Safety Hazard

  This is a photo of me after I finished my first timed 5k in April 2015. I had my little sidekick with me - my daughter, who wasn't even two yet - in the BOB Ironman jogging stroller. We enjoyed the race and many miles in this stroller. I purchased it because this single-child … Continue reading Dear Britax: This Is Where You Went Wrong With The (Very Serious) BOB Gear Safety Hazard

PGH Marathon Training Update | 5 Recovery Must-haves

As many know, I am now in the peak weeks of training for my first full marathon - the DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on May 5, 2019. This week, my long run is 18 miles. Next week...it's the dreaded (but necessary) 20 miler. Throughout training, I have made a few mistakes (okay, maybe more … Continue reading PGH Marathon Training Update | 5 Recovery Must-haves

The Ultimate Guide To Turning Every Conversation Ever Into How You’re Training For A Marathon

.Option 1: The Piggy Backer This option is best used to build on someone else's point even when it has nothing to do with running or marathoning. The truth is that your marathon training cycle is probably more important than anything others have to say, anyway. How to use it: Listen to someone else's point … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide To Turning Every Conversation Ever Into How You’re Training For A Marathon

#FreeHugs: Review Of The Mizuno Wave Horizon 3

Anyone who follows my running journey knows that I have a lot to say about shoes. Pain in your IT band? Change shoes. Achilles tendon giving you issues? Change shoes. Not meeting your PR goals? Change shoes. You get the point... So, by the time I reached year four in my running journey, I was … Continue reading #FreeHugs: Review Of The Mizuno Wave Horizon 3

PGH Marathon Training Update | Pushing The Limits

I typically don't write stand-alone training updates, but now that I am encountering distances that are new, I have a lot to say. This past Saturday, I set out for 14 miles. This has been my longest run to date. I've run half marathons since 2015, so I forgot the flutters that pop up and … Continue reading PGH Marathon Training Update | Pushing The Limits