>General Running>The loneliness of a marathoner's wife
Running the 2012 Boston Marathon for Children's Hospital
'07: 1324.5 | '08: 1561 | '09: 1810.9 run ~ 208.7 bike | '10: 1,000.3 run ~ 3513.5 bike | '11: 710.3 run ~ 4157.9 bike '12: 659.9 run ~ 3365.6 bike (100% benched by ortho last 4.5 weeks while in long-arm cast)
• DON'T BREAK ANYTHING!!!
• get within 5#s of 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)
• 1st olympic distance duathlon
• 1st Iceman Cometh mtn bike race
• Half Fanatic
• punch Type 1 in the junk
stimulating conversation giving way to mind-numbing race stories ("and then I put the other foot in front")
E.J.Greater Lowell Road RunnersCry havoc and let slip the dawgs of war!May the road rise to meet you, may the wind be always at your back, may the sun shine warm upon your SPF30, may the rains fall soft upon your sweat-wicking hat, and until you hit the finish line may The Flying Spaghetti Monster hold you in the hollow of His Noodly Appendage.
My sport's your sport's punishment
100 Km month 150 K month 200K month
5K run 10K run 20K run 30K run
sub 30 min 5K sub 55min 10K
"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." J. Handy
Emailed this to my wife with the subject, I'm not as bad as this woman's husband, am I?
Your getting there. It wouldn't be so bad if our kids were not so young and needy. But I take the good with the bad.
The Logic of Long Distance
Take your protein pill and put your helmet on.
It's been a painful process but my husband is slowly accepting my running and I'm slowly accepting his lack of respect for it. At the end of the day we still go to bed just as in love as the day before.
I tell her a pair of running shoes is cheaper than a coronary.
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