There are many things I love about racing “shorter” distances like 5K, 8K and 10K. I say “shorter” because it seems everyone these days is training for a marathon or half-marathon (not to mention […]
Photos: Brach Bloomquist It wasn’t going to budge, at least not anytime soon. The morning fog was deep, lingering heavily on the winding streets of Omaha. It was Sunday morning– race day. The Nebraska Marathon […]
October 19th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »
Once arriving at the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, Allegra got a strong case of impostor syndrome.
In the crisp and sunny Thanksgiving morning of October 10, I donned running pants instead of my usual Thanksgiving wardrobe of turkey-eating pants. Of all the races I’ve done so far in 2016, this […]
October 14th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »
Ahead of her race this weekend, Allegra admits that she’s not as prepared as she’d like to be… but maybe that’s not what matters.