Weekly Recap #13 – Mar 21st – Mar 27th

Happy Easter! Long weekends are definitely the best. Hopefully everyone is enjoying a little extra time at home with friends and family. We’ve been busy tidying around the house, and finally got some important stuff hung on the walls… Took 5 months to get my marathon medals hung, lol, but all 12 of them are up now…with a little extra… Read more »

2016 Race Plan

SHAWN   March 17, 2016   1 Comment on 2016 Race Plan

Here it is! Finally finished planning out the season of races. I’m really looking forward to doing all of them, but a couple stand out. I honestly can’t wait to head to TransRockies in August, and running the Chicago Marathon again this year will be amazing. Hopefully I get to meet up with a few people at one, or a… Read more »

Phoenix Marathon Recap

SHAWN   February 28, 2016   2 Comments on Phoenix Marathon Recap

I hadn’t heard much about the Phoenix Marathon until a couple of months ago when I found it online. I was searching for a marathon near the end of February or early March. My coach Kevin and I both want to run the Chicago Marathon in October and go for PRs down around 2:40. There’s two ways to register for… Read more »

Weekly Recap #9 – Day Before Phoenix

It’s finally here! I’m in Phoenix and ready to run. Really looking forward to tomorrow morning. Here’s a quick recap of the final few days of training leading up to the event.   Monday – Cadence Run with Accelerations + Group Weights The runs were a little shorted this week than normal, nothing more than 7 miles at a time. Monday morning… Read more »

Weekly Recap #8 – Feb 15th – Feb 21st

This past week was a busy one!…reason number one why this post is a day late. haha. Another good week of training with the mileage just a little lower as I’m now only 5 days out from the Phoenix Marathon! Only three more sleeps until we fly out!!     Monday – Cadence Run with Accelerations + Stretching/Rolling Session Although it was Family… Read more »