Author Archives: shelbyblock

The Pittsburgh Marathon (Part 1)

I can’t believe I haven’t posted about this yet, but I’m new to this whole blog thing, and I just kept putting it off. In the weeks leading up to the race, I finally completed my 20+ mile training run … Continue reading

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Finally Spring

After three weeks of running only in the gym, I am happily back on the road again. At least more than I was. I’m being extremely careful with my leg because I don’t have time for a full recovery before … Continue reading

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“I run because it’s so symbolic of life. You have to drive yourself to overcome the obstacles. You might feel that you can’t. But then you find your inner strength, and realize you’re capable of so much more than you … Continue reading

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Gym Running

This week, a few things were different. I was supposed to run 16 miles today. But after straining my achilles again earlier this week, my runs are limited to “running” on the ArcTrainer. (As much as my leg hurt on Tuesday, I’ve … Continue reading

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A Little Motivation

My fundraiser package came in the mail today!

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Running for a Reason

After setting my sights on the Pittsburgh marathon, I began investigating the different methods of registration. I was excited to find the option of running (and fundraising) for a charity, which wasn’t an option for Melbourne. After some consideration, I … Continue reading

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The Melbourne (Half)Marathon

As the race got closer, I was very happy I wasn’t doing the marathon anymore. After returning from Pennsylvania (and being able to run again!),  I was very happy about the warmer running temperatures. What I wasn’t happy about, however, … Continue reading

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