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Megan Killian

Houghton, Michigan
I am a runner and outdoor lover, looking for new adventures to tackle every day. I have recently dabbled in the sport of triathlon, and it may be my new (healthy) addiction. I now live in Saint Louis, Missouri, where I am a research scientist in orthopaedics.
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Don't miss my adventures! Co ... by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Don't miss my adventures! Come find me. My new blog is at EnduranceMeg.com. Read on »
'Mill or Mud? by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This weekend is my only "big" weekend of training between IMoo and the Columbus marathon (which is only two weeks away!!). It still isn't a god-awful weekend, either... but I ... Read on »
11 Days until Ironman... and My First Podcast! by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's over a week, but less than two. One week from tomorrow, Ian, AJ, Adam, and I are leaving for Madison to settle in. Actually, we are heading to Neshotah to stay with AJ's ... Read on »
8 days by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running This week was a little stressful as I schizophrenically avoided all the returning students and their silent H1N1 viruses. I was tempted to go to the pharmacy to get a small p ... Read on »
A little Welcome Week Fun: by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running A few weeks ago, my friends Lynn, Jill, and I had some fun in the instant photo booth set up on campus. Even grad students (and full time graphic designers) can have f ... Read on »
AAUW and writing... by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Hey, folks. I am applying for the American Dissertation Fellowship with AAUW, a really awesome organization that has been around for over 125 years. Their mission: to adv ... Read on »
Ahh, snow. by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon The weather this week was interesting. Apparently, the UP received the "storm of the century"- but I don't remember it being all THAT bad. Sure, there was snow. Lots of sno ... Read on »
Ahh, snow. by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon The weather this week was interesting. Apparently, the UP received the "storm of the century"- but I don't remember it being all THAT bad. Sure, there was snow. Lots of sno ... Read on »
Ahh, snow. by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The weather this week was interesting. Apparently, the UP received the "storm of the century"- but I don't remember it being all THAT bad. Sure, there was snow. Lots of snow ... Read on »
Almost there... Four days until IM 2009 by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running We leave tomorrow for Neshotah. Andrew's parents, who we have stayed with on a separate occasion ( The Mindless Self Indulging of June '08), have offered up their place of res ... Read on »
And so it is... The Pre-Race Report by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running Or shall I say, was? Nearly a week has passed since I tempted fate with my very first ever 140.6mile endurofest that was the Ford Ironman Wisconsin-Madison. I can finally ... Read on »
Autumn Beet Soup by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running It's fall! Time for some hearty vegetables, apple cider, and snow. I got a bunch of delicious vegetables today from Chip, our C.S.A. farmer, as usual. I then realized we ... Read on »
Back in the Game- and Music! by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running My 10mile recovery run today was phenomenal. Felt great. Negative splits (even though it was recovery), went by way too fast. I attribute this to my recharged Garmin 405, my i ... Read on »
Back-to-back racing: Do's and Don'ts by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running For the first time... ever (in my life, anyway), I will be competing in what are referred to as "back to back" marathons. Granted, there will be five weeks separating my two m ... Read on »
Be Safe Out There by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running While training this summer for triathlon, I was out on the road a lot by myself. I couldn't always keep up with the guys, and I wouldn't always call a friend to go for ride r ... Read on »
Be Safe Out There by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon While training this summer for triathlon, I was out on the road a lot by myself. I couldn't always keep up with the guys, and I wouldn't always call a friend to go for ride ... Read on »
Be Safe Out There by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running While training this summer for triathlon, I was out on the road a lot by myself. I couldn't always keep up with the guys, and I wouldn't always call a friend to go for ride ... Read on »
Bicycling Mag's take on gluten free diets by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running I posted the following topic on Slowtwitch this afternoon, but I thought it could also serve as an entry for this blog! Let me know your thoughts! I follow a gluten free ... Read on »
Busy, busy by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Marathon The last few weeks have been pretty hectic. Research: I have been working on two manuscripts (one was rejected! ouch.. and the other hasn't yet been submitted) and I sta ... Read on »
Busy, busy by Megan Killian Posted in: Blog Posts in Running The last few weeks have been pretty hectic. Research: I have been working on two manuscripts (one was rejected! ouch.. and the other hasn't yet been submitted) and I starte ... Read on »