Women’s Distance Festival 2015

The Plan The Women’s Distance Festival is a summer highlight for Elizabeth and me. This year we signed up as “The Loping LizERDS” for a mother-daughter team. Elizabeth’s initials are E.R.D. and people keep trying to call her Liz (something that drives her CRAZY) so our family started calling her “lizerd” for fun. Elizabeth has been running […]

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Gorges Ithaca Half Marathon

6 /14/2015 Time to Register! This is the 3rd half marathon I’ve participated in since March. The half has never been my favorite distance. In fact, until recently it was the distance I was most scared of; too short for me to be proud of just finishing and too long to just wing it! Scott talked me […]

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Wineglass Half Marathon

October 5, 2014 Work on your long game to improve your short game I trained for Green Lakes 50K this summer. After the GLER, I knew I had this on the race calendar, but had trouble transitioning from trail to road. I spent a couple weeks bummed out from post race let-down, then school started for […]

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Green Lakes Training Week 13

Weekly Stats: 28.8 running miles, 750 yards of swimming, 14miles on bike, 1 lifting session, and 1 yoga session. Hard to believe that just a week ago I ran almost 50 miles! I found this week rather uneventful and uninspiring. It was Scott and Xander’s final week of play rehearsal before their big production and Elizabeth had dance camp. Workouts were tough […]

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Wineglass Marathon 2013

October 6, 2013 Race Day Scott and I were very excited to do the Wineglass. He signed up for the half, and trained well and I was solidly trained for this, my 2nd marathon. The weather forecast changed daily the entire week prior to the race. I picked out a race day outfit and changed it […]

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