26.2 miles is a long haul. I first truly grasped the concept just before my first marathon. Boston is a point to point course, and most runners go to the finish line and take a bus back to the start. With race day traffic it took about 90 minutes! After an hour on a bus, […]
Happy National Cheese Pizza Day! In honor of this most important of days, we’re making four cheese pizzas at our house. There are tons of ways to top a pizza, but if you don’t start with the right dough, you’re in trouble! Besides, I’m running a half marathon tomorrow, so I need some carbs anyways. […]
Meet my new best friend. Dad says you have to do something three times before it becomes a ritual. If that’s true, I am 12 days away from the jelly donut being my new favorite ritual. I participated in an on-line conversation recently where people were discussing what they craved most after a big race. […]
Something different – I plan on bringing in some eggs to work tomorrow. Here’s my “for sale” poster… what would you pay for a dozen farm-fresh heirloom eggs? Included in the poster are four of our hens. Happy hens, happy eggs.
After a long run, a hearty meal isn’t just something you want, it’s something you need! I burn around 1,800 calories during a half marathon. Here’s how to poach eggs perfectly, part of a delicious post-run meal.
The first half marathon I signed up for is the Hampton Rockfest. On their site, they mentioned that there would be a gel stop, and they’re serving vanilla flavored Hammer brand runner’s gel. Runner’s gel has a consistency somewhere between tooth paste and apple sauce. Tear off the top and squeeze the packet to ingest. […]