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Author Archives: Kate Penn
TweetThis week we made a drastic jump from lovely springtime temperatures to drenched in sweat crazy kill me now hot. It’s supposed to go back down to normal this weekend, but I know this is just the beginning of another … Continue reading
TweetI had a great marathon. I hit my goal, PR’ed, and had a blast. So why have I been such a debbie downer lately? It’s the post-race blues, and I’ve gotten them after every major race I’ve competed in. For … Continue reading
TweetMost bigger races have photographers in neon vests lining the course capturing moments of personal victory available for a sizable fee a few days after the race. First marathon? Buy a photo! Hit a PR? Buy a photo! I put … Continue reading
TweetI’ve been training for one day since January. I’ve logged miles when the temperature was single digits, in snow, wind and rain. There were days I wanted to run, and days I didn’t, but either way I was out there. I’ve … Continue reading
TweetIf you or someone you love is a distance runner, you know the horrors of the taper. Marathon training peeks two to three weeks before race day. After that, most plans significantly pull back mileage to allow your body time … Continue reading
TweetIn the wake of the bombings in Boston, members of the local running group, WRFB, struggled with what they could do to help. Four of their members were in Boston for the race, and the moments after the attacks were … Continue reading
TweetEven before I was a runner, I got choked up at finish lines. There is just so much going on there. Months, sometimes years of training coming to fruition, family members and strangers alike celebrating accomplishments, volunteers who spend all … Continue reading
TweetSince I started running, I have seen a lot more of the city I live in and beyond. As a photographer, I’ve been all over the county taking pictures. But when I have a destination, especially when I’m in a … Continue reading
TweetOne of the smartest things I did when I started running was to track my runs. I’m absolutely dedicated to this practice. Each day when I run I create an event in my Google calendar noting how far I ran, … Continue reading