I Won’t Fear the Marathon

It was early January when I decided to take a risk and register for my first marathon. It's this weekend, April 27. It's happening in the city that's been my home for almost two years now, Louisville, Kentucky. It's been a long and cold winter with hundreds of miles run. Training for this race has looked like a part-time job with five runs a week, averaging an hour each day; there's been a mid-week long run plus a weekend run upwards of 12–18 miles. The longest distance my plan had me tackle was … [Read more...]