Tag Archives: marathon

Pokey-Dokey

Running when it’s hot, I’m slow. Today was graced with overcast! I put in extra effort, though, Explaining why I’m still not fast.

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Planning For Plan B

My hope for every marathon Is that before my legs are gone And all my giddy-up has git I’m nearly mostly done with it. Failing that (as oft I do) I’m smiling as I’m running through The finish chute despite … Continue reading

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One Second Per Mile

25 seconds Eliud Kipchego just Made it possible

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#Breaking2

26.2 120 minutes Nike #Breaking2

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Pain + Gain

A month or so and I’ll forget The pain today. I haven’t yet And that’s okay: A hard long run Makes marathon day much more fun.

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Whose Idea Was This?

Twenty-six point two Seems a random distance for One to choose to run

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On A (Rock ‘n’) Roll

Training for a marathon Has highs and lows, and often on The self-same day: A tempo run Can hurt like hell but still be fun, And likewise, you can do your best And feel unequal to the test On Saturday; … Continue reading

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