Hi, everyone! My name is Lizzie and I am from TheWeekdayVegan. I blog about my eating and running adventures. I have run numerous half marathons, but just ran my first full marathon! One of the best decisions I ever made in training for my marathon was to do it with TeaminTraining, part of the Leukemia […]
We trained for 22 weeks, logged nearly 400 miles, traveled to Phoenix, and punched the Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon in the facehole! The night before the marathon, Mal and I were convinced that we wouldn’t sleep a wink, but, surprisingly, we both slept until our alarm at 5:05 AM. As soon as it went off, we […]
We did it! Holy crap. We are MARATHONERS!!!!! Time for an iced bath and, like, a million beers!
Ahhhhh! I’m running a MARATHON tomorrow morning!! Even though I probably won’t sleep very much tonight, my bed is calling my name, so I’m going to whiz right through this post. Tonight, Mal and I attended Team In Training’s Inspiration Dinner, which was exactly what we needed to get inspired to run 26.2 miles tomorrow. […]
After breakfast, Mal and I headed out in search of iced coffee. We loved visiting the Public Market this morning, so we ended up back there and popped into the super-cute, hole-in-the-wall Royal Coffee Bar for coffee. I ordered an iced coffee with soy milk. With iced coffees in hand, we walked back to the […]
Here’s a little preview of what I will look like when I cross the finish line of the Rock ‘N’ Roll Arizona Marathon: I am such a dork. But, seriously, the countdown has begun! [rewind to 6:30 this morning] Breakfast At the airport before our flight, I ate a pathetic-looking banana that I brought from […]
This is it. Mal and I are currently on our way to Phoenix to run our first marathon. If you’ve been following since August, it’s been a long time coming. Weeks of training: 22 Track (speed) workouts: 16 Saturday morning team runs: 14 Half marathons run during training: 1 Saturday morning team runs that it […]