Posted in April 2012

Things I learned from an 89-degree spring marathon

Things I learned from an 89-degree spring marathon

Hopefully we will never have to use the lessons below, but just in case you find yourself racing in heat to which you’re not yet acclimated, here are my Hades Marathon takeaways: Forget your goal pace and run a smart race: Unless you’re training for Badwater, adjust your goal. Start conservatively, evaluate realistically, and back … Continue reading

IT’S GO TIME!

IT’S GO TIME!

Shipping out to Boston within the hour, so I will leave you with truly profound lyrics from one of my favorite songs: “These filthy streets will eat your soul if you don’t take control.” -“Major,” The Asteroids Galaxy Tour Remember these sage words, whether you’re running a training run, a race, or the hot hills … Continue reading

I have a stalker.

I have a stalker.

Don’t worry, it’s just my friend Kelly! Kelly sent this to me last night and it put a huge smile on my face. The tropical weather predicted for Marathon Monday should bring out record numbers of race supporters and cheer squads, but those who cannot attend are able to stalk track runners online or through texts … Continue reading

TAPER MADNESS!

TAPER MADNESS!

THE MADNESS! It’s here!!! My taper for Boston started the moment I finished the Indian Trails 15k last Sunday. Indian Trails elevation gain is madness, but TAPER MADNESS is a whole other ball game. Taper Madness occurs in the weeks leading up to a big race. A taper is a period of time that allows you to recover from rigorous months … Continue reading

Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!

My family dyes Easter eggs every year, and the last several years have been just me and my parents, as the Price siblings are scattered about the globe. The eggs that my parents and I dye turn out similarly every year: my dad and I go with a NY Yankee theme (naturally), and my mom … Continue reading