Posts Tagged“half marathon”

PROJECT: The Frederick 1/2 Marathon STATUS: Conquered ANALYSIS: Stunningly beautiful day. It was everything a race day should be – exciting, uplifting, challenging and inspiring all at once. Plus, it was Lori’s first race and well, that made all of the difference! As with any race, it started to wear on me about two miles prior to the finish line. But since my official job for this race was cheerleader, coach and chatterbox, I pretended I was unaffected. Shhh… that is our little secret. At this point I can officially calm down about training and focus on maintaining the mileage.…

In nine days I’m running a half marathon with my dear friend Lori. Just in case you are wondering, this post is not about ME. You may recall that Lori journeyed with me last year when I went to the Big Apple to run the New York Marathon with Katie. Because of that, and many, many, many other things … I have become her biggest fan.  Lori has lost over 105 pounds and one of her major goals in life is to conquer a distance race. So here we go. This is HER race. And we’re gonna do it… together.…