Sleepy Cinderella

In Which Jenn Explains The Purpose Of Running A Marathon

Why do I run marathons? Well, let’s see. There’s the sense of accomplishment. There’s the energy of the spectators. There’s the fun of themed races like the WDW Marathon. There’s the pursuit of a new personal record. There’s the motivation to maintain my physical fitness. Is that why I run marathons? No. I run marathons because the week after the marathon, I DON’T HAVE TO RUN AT ALL. I can totally justify taking a full week off. And that week, guys, that week is the BEST. The sleeping in. The hanging out. The complete lack of guilt while you...

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The Fairest Week In Review: 2/18

Heyyyy! Jenn again. Guess what I did on Tuesday? A FIFTEEN MILER! What with various taper periods, injuries, and a general lack of get-it-togetherness, this is my longest training run since August. Yikes. (In my defense, I did run two marathons and a twenty miler in the interim. But still.) Did you know Twitter can be a huge help when going for a long run? I do now! I tweeted some of my 15er ordeal and somehow got myself a cheerleader: ScootADoot, wherever you are, I love you. So yeah! That’s where I am right now, running-wise. Gotta build...

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