Posts Tagged“run for something better charity”

By the time you read this, the crew (Lori, Katie, Brian and I) will be on our way to New York to conquer the New York Marathon. Oh. Yeah. Baby. In case you want to follow along with our adventures, you can check me out on Twitter (@mammamania) or on Hip As I Wanna Be’s Facebook page.  My bib number is 53416 for those feeling all stalkerish… heh. And a big shout out to all of the people who supported my charity- Run For Something Better. What a blessing you have been to all of the children who need you! Thank you! Thank you… Flatout…

Can you guess the significance of the following number? 3: 37 That is the amount of time that I spent running on Saturday morning… 3 hours and 37 minutes. Another significant number? 4 That is the time I got up in order to begin the 3 hour and 37 minute run. A final number for you to ponder? 15 That is the number of minutes that I missed of my son’s soccer game because of my 20 mile training run. But at least I made it. I was a pungent but PRESENT mother. And because that mattered to my son,…

Best run to date = pain.  Who knew? This week was my longest run to date in FOR-EVA.  Katie & I tackled 14 miles, six miles of which was hills. The weather was good, we had endless energy and the conversation was flowing. It was glorious.  (And for the record –  we didn’t walk ANY of the hills.  MIRACULOUS.) Today though, today I am so sore.  The best way to describe the pain is to liken it to the first time you do a lower body leg workout.  The day after pain you experience.  The I-can’t-walk-why-am-I-doing-this-again (?) pain. I feel…