If you have read my blog for a while now, you know that I love tennis. I love to play it (although my serve sucks). I love to wear tennis clothes (they are very forgiving, even with the spandex). I love to watch other people playing tennis (and heckling my friends playing at Bayview Park). So when the nice people at IMG contacted me and asked if I wanted to come watch some of the Sony Ericsson Open, it did not take me long to respond with my available dates.
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Roughly the length of the Keys 100 Run
An “ultra marathon” is generally described as any race longer than the traditional, or “normal” marathon distance of 26.2 miles. I have decided that I will do the New York Marathon in 2012. I gave up my spot in 2011 due to knee surgery and then not having enough time to train. I realize that running even one marathon is a bit crazy, but it is something I will do just to prove to myself that I can do it and survive, preferably with my toenails intact.
Continue reading Ultra Marathons: Ultra Crazy?
Tennis is the only sport I really love. I am working on “loving” running, but so far, I find it kind of torturous, even though I have done two half marathons and after my knee surgery (coming up on April 21 – you can read about it then) I will start training again for additional half marathons and, ultimately (November 2012, hopefully) the New York City Marathon (yes, that is 26.2 miles). I still don’t love it, but when I finished those two races in January, I really felt like I accomplished something big. Especially since I come from a long line of people who are not remotely athletic. But I do love tennis. Continue reading Game. Set. Match.