Category Archives: Races

Post Marathon Blues

I have been in a very strange post marathon place. For starters, I have not been able to get enough sleep. It’s been over a week now and I am still sleeping and sleeping and sleeping! I feel like my … Continue reading

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Layne Reesor, You Just Completed a Marathon. What Are You Going To Do Next?

I’m going to Disney World!!! Seriously, I am going to Disney World. We have not officially registered yet (that will happen when I find an extra $150 laying around), but the roommate and I are planning on running the Disney … Continue reading

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Maybe My Uterus Is Going To Fall Out

In recent history women were not allowed to participate in marathons due to a belief that the physical strain on their bodies was so hard it would cause their uteruses (uteri???) to fall out. Although I do believe my fertility remains intact, I feel … Continue reading

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Mission Accomplished

Wow! What an amazing weekend!?!?! I feel like it still has not quite hit me, that I actually accomplished my marathon goal. At the beginning of the race, one of the Nike pacers told us that all we were doing … Continue reading

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Potential Pitfalls

With my trip to CHICAGO less than 3 days away I am a nervous wreck. I have always been a bit of a hypochondriac, but lately every little thing puts me on edge. Why are my ankles so stiff? What … Continue reading

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Marathon Approaching

Eeeeek! I cannot believe it is OCTOBER already! I leave for Chicago in FOUR days. I spent the better part of the morning yesterday scouring the Chicago Marathon website and passing on information to my mom and my stepdad. I don’t know … Continue reading

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Keeping Pace with a Garmin

In order to be considered an official marathon finisher, I have to run the entire distance in six hours and thirty minutes. That sounds like plenty of time right? Well I’m very nervous. In fact I had nightmares the other … Continue reading

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