Ask A Marathon Mommy: The Wall


 Last Saturday, I ran 18 miles. I finished the entire run, but it wasn't pretty. The last couple of miles in particular were quite rough. I was in pain. Everything from the waist down was aching. My hips, my knees, my calves, my ankles, my feet. Even, mysteriously, my pubic bone. Everything. My fabulous pace group leader, Mercedes, practically had to hold my hand as I muttered expletives under my breath for the last half mile. I've heard lots of talk about this thing called “hitting the ...

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