Thoughts About Tapering for a MarathonThis is it, less than two weeks to the Philadelphia Marathon! Needless to say, I am excited and nervous about running 26.2 miles. Even though this is my fifth marathon, I don't feel any less nervous than I felt running my first marathon. A lot can happen over the course… Continue reading Taper Madness!
The St. Pete Getaway 5K is this weekend! I've been looking forward to this race, as it will give me a little better understanding of what my race pace for Philly will be. I still have one long run planned for Saturday, and the race is on Sunday. I'm not expecting it to be my… Continue reading Getaway 5K Race Plan
Marathon Lottery Odds Some people play the lottery every week, hoping that this time will be different. I, on the other hand, like to enter marathon lotteries. So far, I have entered the Chicago Marathon lottery (twice), the Marine Corp Marathon lottery, the Big Sur Marathon lottery, the New York City Marathon lottery, the London… Continue reading Marathon Lottery Odds
The Cost of Orangetheory Fitness When I signed up for Orangetheory Fitness, my studio was having a special promotion. I was able to get the Orangetheory unlimited membership at the founders rate of $139. At the time, Elite membership (8 times a month) was $89 and the basic (4 times a month) was $59. It… Continue reading How Much Does Orangetheory Fitness Cost?
What is it like to take an Orangetheory class for the first time? There is an Orangetheory Fitness right down the street from where I live. I have been meaning to check it out, but I was apprehensive because of the cost. Luckily, a friend of mine joined and was able to talk me into… Continue reading Orangetheory for Runners: What to expect your first workout