Running

Looking for a fun destination run and things to do in the city once it's over? You know, apart from hobbling along on your post-half marathon legs? Here are some suggestions!

December 24, 2018

So, you're going to a wedding in the afternoon and have the morning free. What do you do? Run a half marathon three hours away, obviously! Oh, you mean, that's just me? Oh well. At least I burn all the calories and get to be hangry until the reception!

I attended a wedd...

March 23, 2018

Runners are a strange breed. Rain, shine, snow, gale-force winds, opossum apocalypse… we’re lacing up our shoes and heading out. One of the best times to lace them up is when we’re on vacation. Fewer things are more exciting for me than getting to my hotel and seeing a...

February 13, 2018

Running up steep hills several times in a race sounds fantastic, doesn’t it?! It’s super great when one hill is at the very end, too, right?! There’s nothing much more fun than that, except for maybe your doctor telling you that you have a serious illness that can only...

November 17, 2017

I’ve run a fair bit of road races. I’m not very fast. There may be speedy snails that can beat me, but dang it, I enjoy it! I’m driven by the thrill of getting that finishing medal, the desire to have a wardrobe consisting exclusively of race shirts, and the fact that...

August 16, 2017

Like many well-intentioned parents, mine got me into a sports team that really sucks. The Oakland A's sure are lovable losers, though. When I found out they were holding a 5K when Bartolo Colon was (supposed to be) in town with the Braves, I had to sign up. Unfortunate...

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I'm Michelle. I basically want to visit as many places as I can and run as many races as I can. Since I don't have a Scrooge McDuck money vault, it makes things difficult.

 

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