Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 4 – Montauk Getaway Fun Times with The O’Connells and My Sister

Since I have been banned from doing night trails for a bit because of last weeks fall, I decided to spice things up by running on a trail I have never explored before by MYSELF. There really is something about the unknown that entices me to seek that adventure. It brought me back to my trip to Australia where I went on a hike alone to The Three Sisters Mountain. What a beautiful experience! Continue reading “Steamtown Marathon Training 2016: Week 4 – Montauk Getaway Fun Times with The O’Connells and My Sister”

Let the Marathon Training Begin: Start Date July

The girl is back!!! Yes, the day is finally here where I begin my marathon training with Roger Aspholm, my coach, for the Steamtown Marathon in Scranton, PA. The photograph above was taken a few days before my surgery. I would like to have officially started my training in June. My body was not ready for the intense workouts that are required, especially after my surgery… not to mention the sacrifices I have to make to put the time in for the training. In the end, the sense of accomplishment and the proud look in my kids eyes when I bring home a plaque makes it all worth it. Continue reading “Let the Marathon Training Begin: Start Date July”