Archive for the ‘ Training ’ Category

Boston Bound Bob: Making a Commitment

January 30th, 2015 | In Local Running News, Running Meets Life, Training

At the Atlanta Track Club Annual Social earlier this January, Bob Wells committed to train for and run the 2015 Boston Marathon while raising $7000 for Kilometer Kids youth running program. Now, you can follow “Boston Bound Bob” on his journey.

Celebrating Women and Fitness: Debbie Durrence

January 28th, 2015 | In Running Meets Life, Training

Each Wednesday leading up to the Atlanta Women’s 5K on March 28th, we will highlight women in Atlanta who embody the healthy and active lifestyle that Atlanta Track Club works to promote.

Diary of a Marathon Trainee- the push, the sweat, the insanity

October 24th, 2014 | In Running Meets Life, Training

This is my last post. Many of you have already run your race, and the rest of you are winding down to it like I am. It seems like a lifetime ago that I wrote my first blogpost about training in the brutal heat of an Atlanta July and the courage it would take to […]

Diary of a Marathon Trainee: One Mile at a Time

September 23rd, 2014 | In Running Meets Life, Training

I love marathons. I also love training for marathons, being able to periodically look back at the old you, who felt triumph at finishing the first 8-mile run that’s now the “breezy” first half of your long runs. But even though this is my third full marathon, there are a few aspects of the final […]

Diary of a Marathon Trainee: The Marathon Conversation

September 12th, 2014 | In Running Meets Life, Training

What I call “The Marathon Conversation” is predictable to a fault. It starts like this: “Oh my gosh, what happened to your toenail?” “Oh, yeah, I run a lot.” “You run a lot?” “Well I’m training for a marathon.” Person A kills several minutes acting appalled, like I pull my own teeth out for fun. […]