After Parks

In Which Half A Marathon Wasn’t Enough

Don’t judge his grammar here; he’s not a morning person. (Also: pork butt.) One of the perks for locals of running the Parks Half Marathon was historically that the race ended right in downtown Bethesda. You could finish your race and then stroll straight home! But then they do say all good things must come to an end, and so it was: scarcely a week after I signed up, I received an email that the course had to be changed due to construction work. The start line moved further up the Metro line and the finish, by consequence, bottomed...

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Bethesda Trolley Trail

The Fairest Week In Review: 5/06

JENN: Did you run at all last week? MOON: I did! I actually ran a lot… I had weird protein-pangs. Was super hungry most of the week. >_> JENN: Hey, if you’re running a lot, that makes total sense. Protein is good! MOON: Sometimes a bit difficult for a vegetarian. I found that I was eating waaaay too many protein bars in lieu of meals, so I went a little overboard and ate a lot of edamame. It was seriously edamame with everything JENN: Fish and eggs, fish and eggs. MOON: Eggs… now I want to eat eggs. How was your week?! How was...

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Treadmill broken

In Which Jenn Runs OUTDOORS and Makes Her Own Pocket Shirt

DID NOT LIKE. The end. Oh, I kid, I kid. But seriously, I do almost all my training indoors on the treadmill. I know that’s not considered the world’s best way when races are, y’know, not, but I like the climate control (to a point) and the quantifiable data and the way you can regulate your speed and the fact that at the end I can maybe watch some TV and the machine holds my water bottle and my energy chews and it just works for me. Unfortunately for me, a tragedy occurred on Sunday: I went down to...

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