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Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 4M ago

Marathon #27 - Runalicious Little Rock

Well....it was a new record for me....my slowest marathon ever, but I still managed to drag my ass across the finish line after 26.2 challenging miles. I had pretty low expectations going in...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 6M ago

Wow, 2017 already, how did that happen?

I was looking yesterday and realized I hadn't posted any update since my Portland marathon re-cap. That was in OCTOBER! November and December kind of flew by in a blur and I didn't even real...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 9M ago

The OTHER Portland Race recap

So, marathon #25 is in the books. Portland (Oregon)  - DONE! My 11th state. As one would expect (although I hoped it wouldn't happen) it rained, for the ENTIRE race. My training was less tha...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 10M ago

Amazed by my own awesomeness lately

So, my running has been suffering lately, I am really slow and struggling to get in the miles I need for training, but on the bright side I am crushing my "to-do list" this summer. I've alwa...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 11M ago

Random thought brought me to tears

I was driving into work this morning and just listening to random songs from my iTunes on shuffle. A song from a movie I had seen with my mom and my brother a few years ago on Christmas came...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 11M ago

How did that happen?

Another month gone by. It's been the hottest and driest summer on record for parts of New England. Which equals the worst ever marathon training conditions for me. Only 7 weeks left to train...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 1Y ago

Really struggling lately

After I initially lost just over 100lbs., I was able to maintain my weight for about 7 years. I fluctuated +/- 5-10lbs on a monthly average weight depending on my training (and overtraining)...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 1Y ago

Another month gone by....

Wait, what?!?! It's July? How did that happen? The short version of June is 50 mile bike ride, 10 mile training run, Mount Washington Road race, Midnight Sun half marathon in Iceland, follow...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 1Y ago

Time seems to be slipping away

Days are flying by. It feels like it was only last week that I went to Wisconsin and Michigan, but that was almost a month ago already. It's been a struggle to get motivated to start running...
Alicia's journey of 1000 miles · 1Y ago

Mittens....EARNED!

So, last weekend I went to Wisconsin and Michigan to run two marathons in two days, probably my dumbest idea ever, but it seemed like a great idea a few months ago.Although it was the most c...