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Elizabeth

Pennsylvania 19355
Stories of running for the rest of us Hi, I am Elizabeth. This blog is about running from the perspective of a woman with a full-time job as an editor, 1 kick-ass husband, 3 insanely awesome children, and 2 wonder dogs. I am no elite athlete. In fact, I am an average runner in every... Full Bio
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"It’s like riding a bike" by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running As an attempt to incorporate some form of “cross training” into my exercise regimen this summer for my self-imposed Speed Training Challenge, I decided to replace a ru ... Read on »
“Fraaa-geeee-lay—That must be Italian!” by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The “fra-gee-lay” line from “A Christmas Story” simply has to be the best line in a movie ever… followed in close second by the Nordberg/Drebin hospital scene in Naked G ... Read on »
“Prefontaine” a movie review by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Posted by Elizathon on Dec 28th, 2010 in , | Looking for a great inspirational running movie? Then whatever you do, do NOT wa ... Read on »
11! by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I plowed, tilled, and tilled and plowed on Saturday. Well, I didn’t actually plow, but I did till and prep up our little garden plot in preparation for planting next m ... Read on »
12 miles a good run by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I had a good run today. Could the weather have been any more beautiful? I definitely think it contributed to a good run: sunny, low-to-mid 50s, and not a cloud in the ... Read on »
13 miles by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This was a scale-back week, so I only needed to run 13 miles for my long run today. It was a glorious fall day… the kind you crave in early August when the heat is sti ... Read on »
15 miles and still smilin' by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running RB and I planned out our 15-mile run, which occurred yesterday, well. She actually was Route Master this go round, and she mapped out a nice run. We studied it. I did ... Read on »
18 miles stretches on by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I took three days off since my last run. My knee and hip have been whispering soft, and sometimes not so soft, complaints to me this past week, signaling the need for ... Read on »
20 miles… 20 miles by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Ok so today I ran 20 miles. I was thinking I would run 22, but I gave that last two miles the big ol’ middle finger. Hal Higdon’s schedule only called for 20 miles. I ... Read on »
3-mile 2.5 mile by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Day 30 of training and 95 days left until the race. Today I was to run 3 miles, and Hal Higdon says, “Don’t be embarrassed to walk a short portion of the distance. Sur ... Read on »
3-miler by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running 102 days until PM, Day 22 of training. This week, my mileage really starts to climb up. I still am only doing 3 miles on Tuesdays and Thursdays, but Wednesdays and Sat ... Read on »
39 days until… by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running …the Philadelphia Marathon, and this is Week 13 of training. There’s a lot of miles to be run this week. I started with 5 tonight. I didn’t wear my watch tonight becau ... Read on »
4-3-2-BROAD STREET! by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Broad Street Run is this weekend!!! I have to admit I am excited about this race. I have never run in such a large one. 30,000 people have signed up! Can you believe t ... Read on »
50 shades of hilarious by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running **Warning…this post is not for the easily offended or for kids or for my mom or for my missionary sister…so consider yourself warned and watch at your own risk. I di ... Read on »
50 shades of hilarious by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running **Warning…this post is not for the easily offended or for kids or for my mom or for my missionary sister…so consider yourself warned and watch at your own risk. I disclaim a ... Read on »
6 Degrees of Winter Randomness by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Posted by Elizathon on Feb 3rd, 2011 in | Randomness degree #1: Outside my house today looked like this (look familiar to what ... Read on »
7-miler by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The weather did hold out tonight. No rain fell until after my run was done tonight, and it was so cool outside I actually wore a long-sleeved shirt! Nice! I ran 7 mile ... Read on »
8-mile by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I ran the mid-week long run last night (Tuesday), which was an 8-miler. I have Back to School night tonight and Thursday this week at my kids’ schools, so I had to shu ... Read on »
A 5-k at sunset by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I don’t know about you guys, but where I live, it was a spectacular day–not a cloud in the sky and 43 degrees! A perfect day for a Sunday run, in my book, and with all ... Read on »
A Crickets’ Champion by Elizabeth Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The crickets announce the heat in a deafening crescendo. The fervor of their chirping is in direct relation to the fever of the day: hot, humid, and humbling, even t ... Read on »