Category: run/walk blog

Elana’s Running Blog: October 11, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Run for a cause. People run races for many different reasons - whether it’s a personal goal, for training purposes or simply for the cool medals.  I’m running this weekend’s Run/Walk for the Penguins because I’m on a mission! Well, Mystic Aquarium is on a mission and, as an 11 year employee, I believe strongly in our efforts to inspire others to protect our ocean plant. My job at Mystic Aquarium is truly unique.  I work with many... MORE »

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Music. It is one of the things that I need when I run. Just like peanut butter needs jelly and Oreos need milk. Like pancakes need syrup and movies need popcorn. Like, well you get the idea…I just need it. Right before the start of my last half, 30 seconds out, my headphones and my phone were in a little dispute. They were not pairing. For some reason, they chose right then and there to not work together as a team. There is no “I” in... MORE »

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

2:12:21 2:02:36 Numbers have meanings. I ran my first half marathon this past May, the Mystic Half. I decided back in December that I was going to do this. As I hit the “agree” button on my computer, and signed my life away, my stomach instantly turned into knots, what in the world was I getting myself into! I found a plan, was introduced to a wonderful group of women runners who were very supportive and inspirational and started... MORE »