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Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I have been running since September 2010. I never thought I could be a runner and now it's something I can't imagine living without! I will be running my first marathon in November 2011 and hope to pursue ultrarunning beyond that. My philosophy on life is that no day should be wasted. Life is too... Full Bio
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The Run When I Felt Invincible by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It was exactly two years ago this Thanksgiving that I went out for a run in DC and ran 4.6 miles - the farthest I had ever run. At that time I had been running 2-3 miles ... Read on »
The 50-Miler Training Plan by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running "But Kristin how many times did you say you weren't using a training plan?" I know, I know, and technically I didn't use a training plan, but that doesn't mean one ... Read on »
The Pattern Revealed: JFK 50 Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The Pattern: A year and a half ago I was training for my first half marathon and it couldn't have gone better. On race day I was on target to meet my sub-2 hour goal ... Read on »
JFK 50: Staring Down the Beast by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The countdown to race day has finally arrived. I'm officially off the clock at work until Monday and only have JFK-thoughts on my mind. I'm getting more and more exc ... Read on »
The Taper Crazies by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week I ran 19 miles over the weekdays, 10 trail miles Saturday, and 11 road miles Sunday. I think 10 miles is my perfect running distance. I would run it every day i ... Read on »
How to Recover from Long Runs Like a Boss by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've done my fair share of long runs during this JFK training cycle. For my first marathon last year I ran three 20+ mile runs, for example, whereas this time around I ra ... Read on »
JFK Taper: I Have No Idea What I'm Doing by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I have not been using a training plan for JFK and most weeks have been made up on the spot. So far so good, until taper that is. Building up mileage is one thing, but fig ... Read on »
October 2012 in Review by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This month couldn’t have played out better. I’ve had my fair share of crappy running months (umm hello March) in 2012 so I was due for a super good one. M ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 17 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The last big week! Can't believe its actually over. I went into this week thinking I would shoot for about 25 miles during the weekdays because I knew I had a 50 mile wee ... Read on »
Bailing and Baking by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running There is a Frankenstorm coming, have you heard? Of course you have. My FB newsfeed is almost as sick of it as it is of the election (seriously who cares who wins at this ... Read on »
The Haunted Body: Tale of a Ghostly Injury by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Get ready dear readers, for a truly scary story.... It was All Hallows Eve and Tom was just putting on the last piece of reflective gear so he could head out for a ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 16 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Wow, 16 weeks already!? Hard to believe I started this training cycle the week after my honeymoon ended in the dead heat of the summer. It seems so long ago. Monday ... Read on »
Back-to-Back 20 Milers by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I usually think of running as something that enhances my weekend, but this time I felt exactly the opposite. After my " August of Tragedy " I was feeling unsure abou ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 15 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A little late with the recap this week. Still recovering from Baltimore on Saturday.   Oh so much pain by the time I reached the finish Monday ... Read on »
Just Roll With It: Baltimore Marathon Recap by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I'm still in shock at how the Baltimore Marathon went down this weekend. Before I talk about race day, however, let's back up a bit. Last week I wrote up a quick sum ... Read on »
A Near Perfect Race Day by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Today's Baltimore Marathon: 3:46:05 A new PR by 24 freaking minutes! Recap coming later this week! Read on »
Traintober by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Welcome to October! AKA "peak month." AKA "the month where I run a race almost every weekend." But, let's be honest. There is only one race I really care about. One ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 14 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I was really lame this week and took practically no pictures, so sorry in advance for this extra boring post. Luckily my husband did happen to capture a lovely pic of me ... Read on »
What Running Has Done For Me by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I've already expressed how much difficulty I had with my long run on Sunday. Sure, physically it was challenging and I was feeling sore by mile 15 already, but my real is ... Read on »
JFK Training: Week 13 by Kristin @ Every Day Is Run Day Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week marked the third week of a three week mileage build. Part of me feels great for working so hard, but the rest of me is just freaking tired! I'm ready for a cutb ... Read on »