Leslie Runs

My journey as a long distance runner who started the sport later in life.

Category Archives: 21K Race

Goal: No Goal (#leslieruns)

I just finished a sub-30 5K training run, my second one in about a year. I know that I have the capacity to PR a 5K, but my brain is a … Continue reading

May 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Personal Record…Finally! (#leslieruns)

I ran the 21K Tarahumara this past Sunday, February 15, 2015. It was my seventh half marathon race, the fourth half marathon I have run in Mexico, and my second time … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Taper Crazies (#leslieruns)

I’ve had them before and I know how they manifest: I’m restless, listless, expecting something that doesn’t come, at least not for two weeks. It’s a bit of a wait … Continue reading

February 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

And on the 33rd day…I rest! (#leslieruns)

My January run streak is officially over today, and here’s why: I proved to myself that I could run every day for a month, which means I could probably run … Continue reading

February 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

The January Run Streak (#leslieruns)

There were days I wasn’t convinced that I could keep it up for the entire month of January, following my half marathon training schedule and running at least one mile every day, … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

When I Hear Crickets (#leslieruns)

I can tell I haven’t blogged in a while when I open the administrative page for this site and I hear crickets chirping! There are times when I think of … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment
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