Marathon Mommy: One Month Later


What happened after the marathon? It’s been about a month since I ran my marathon, and I just wanted to check in! After the marathon, I had quite a lot of pain in my right knee and left foot. Both subsided on their own, albeit with a little help from icing and anti-inflammatories. I took a two week break from all exercise – which wasn’t hard to accomplish, since for the first week or so, I could barely even walk up and down the stairs in my house. I’ve started running again, but my ...

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Ellie: Where Fitness Meets Fashion Sharon here - also known as the Marathon Mommy. I may not be training for a marathon anymore, but I still love to run and work out - and I love to look fabulous while doing it! If you love fashion and fitness, then Ellie is the place for you! Ellie mixes essential, fashion-forward looks with high-tech performance activewear. Ellies's high-quality pieces are designed by women, for women - so you can be sure that you'll get a great fit that flatters your ...

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Ask A Marathon Mommy: What’s In Your Bag, Mommy?


First, an update. When we spoke last, I'd suffered an injury during a half marathon. Luckily, it turned out to be nothing more serious than some bruising. It took a good week for it to heal and put me a bit off track with my training schedule, but I was still in pretty good shape for yesterday's 20 mile trail run. Which brings me to today's topic. Prior to each group run, the Galloway program directors and group leaders send emails to participants. The emails contain directions to our meeting ...

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