Let’s get this party started

I'll be using my CIM base as a starting point for Lower Potomac

Happy new year, everyone! ┬áToday marks one month since my last marathon, which means one month of easy, unscheduled runs. I promised myself after CIM that I would use this month to run when I felt like it, run as far as I wanted, and run as easy as I wanted. I also promised myself that I'd take the full month to really determine what I … [Read more...]

Top 10 Marathons for First Timers

The top 10 places for running your first marathon

You always remember the first time, right? My first marathon was back in 1998 on the NCR Trail north of Baltimore. It was a perfect fall day, my coach was there to cheer me on, and I finished the day with a 3:39, good enough for Boston. While I loved this marathon, I know it's not for everyone. It still takes only 350 people. It's … [Read more...]