The Present Perfect

Monthly Archives: June 2011

This morning I got up and ran. 6 miles. My first “long run” since the half marathon. Summer break is just starting and I REALLY just wanted to sleep in. But I got up. (An hour later than planned, but still.) I ran in the oppressive humidity questioning yet again why I run. I passed my apartment after mile four and thought, Now would be a good time to stop. Really, it… Read More

May turned out to be a month of big accomplishments for me. First, I ran my first half marathon (which I started training for back in February) in the desert of Wadi Rum, Jordan. Originally I had planned to run in a half marathon in Saida but a few weeks into my training I realized that somehow the event no longer existed (they cancelled it I guess?) A friend told me about… Read More