Hi! We're Susannah and Laura. We're sisters who enjoy running, traveling around the world, and just generally being nerdy. One of us is a huge trapeze fan and one of us loves baseball statistics. This is kind of our public journal. We both trained for and finished our first marathon in 2011.
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Laura’s 2012k in 2012
Tag Archives: Half-marathon
I wrote most of this after I ran the race on February 13, but I figured I’d wait to post it until I took it from a tired rambling train of thought to a coherent post…. I really hate getting … Continue reading
Not me. I’m not stupid. Well, I am sometimes. But that’s not what I’m referring to right now. I’m talking about my training plan for the Marine Corps Marathon, my first ever marathon, which will be on October 30. I started out … Continue reading
Oh, Baltimore. How you crushed my poor little heart. Okay, so that’s a bit overdramatic considering I didn’t really think of Saturday’s Half Marathon as a race, but more of a training run. I was using it to prep for … Continue reading
Thank goodness I wasn’t trying for a PR yesterday at the half marathon put on by 13.1 “Marathon” Series. It was quite possibly the worst race I’ve ever run. Not in the “oh man my legs just didn’t work today” … Continue reading
I certainly didn’t intend to PR my half marathon this weekend, but that’s what I did. I bested my time by a full 7 minutes and 5 seconds. Go me! And that was on a course that would never be described … Continue reading
There’s something satisfying about checking off something on a list. Even more satisfying is checking off the first of five fall races – Rock’n’Roll Half Marathon in Virginia Beach. A small step on my way to my very first ever … Continue reading
In a particularly odd moment of synchronicity or serendipity or something, I present the following portion of a conversation regarding training paces with my friend Carly (of CarlyBananas Fame): Me: You’re getting FAST, hun! Whats your goal pace for your … Continue reading