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Episode 154: Laurie Knowles

2018 CNO Financial Group Indianapolis Monumental Champion and Course Record Holder Laurie Knowles joins me on the podcast today! Laurie is from Atlanta, the mother of two and has qualified for not one, not two, not three but FOUR Olympic Marathon Trials. She will be running in the 2020 trials in her hometown of Atlanta … more »

2014 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon Race Report

2:49:05. 5 Minute PR. Finally got it! Feel like its been a long time coming. Saturday was a good day. Here’s the recap. Going into the race I had various goals but I’d say the ultimate goal was to break 2:50. I’ve targeted that for a while now…and really blew my fall race last year … more »

Not My Race to Recap!

This is not my race to recap. BUT, I can’t help myself and want to write a few things. I am so incredibly proud of my husband- on Saturday he ran the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon in 2:49:05. I’m so proud of the very smart race he ran. We talked about it in detail about how … more »

Indy Monumental Pre-race Thoughts

It is October 30th. The race is two days away. Here are some thoughts and my goals for Saturday. I finished last week with about 50 miles. It was on the low end of the plan for the week but I’m fine with it. I was still feeling pretty fatigued last week and tried to … more »

Indianapolis Monumental Marathon – 8 days out

The last time I made a training update was the week of the Hendricks County Half… so somewhere around 6 weeks ago. I ran well at that race and was feeling good about the remainder of the IMM cycle. The day after the race I set out for a 10 mile recovery run and noticed that my … more »

IMM Training & Hendricks Half Report

This past weekend we dipped under 50 days to go. I am starting to hit that point in trying where general fatigue and hunger rule the day…every day. My sleeping, heart rate and mood all are good so just keep on grinding. It can be very easy to slip into a cycle of over-reaching/training but … more »

IMM Training Log – 9 Weeks Out

Sept 1 – Sept 7 81 Miles 7 run 2 workouts Monday – Recovery run. 10 miles @ 8:40. Labor Day. Slept In. I’m all about taking it easy when it calls for taking it easy. Tuesday – 8 miles about 7:40 pace. Month end close at work. Long day. Went into work early. Super easy run … more »

Glenn Training Log – 10 Weeks Out

August 25th – August 31st – 10 Weeks to go 7 Runs 78.5 miles 1 Workout, 1 longish kinda run (over 120 minutes) Monday – 8.1 miles. About 8:40 pace. Ran in the afternoon. It was hot and gross out. Lindsey had her 20 week appt in the morning. Recovery from the 20 the day … more »

Women’s Fall Training Program

Carmel Road Racing Group Women’s Fall Training Program:   We are here to help you get ready for the Monumental Marathon- Full, Half and 5K! THE PROGRAM:  REGISTER HERE! Join the Carmel Road Racing Group for a 15-week women’s training program geared toward the Monumental Marathon, Half and 5K! This program is  for the beginner, intermediate … more »