Seven Sisters Race Recap 2017

Let me start by saying that for once, Matt adequately prepared me for a race for the first time ever. Most of the time we go for a run or a race and he tells me "oh it's super easy" or "after the first half it's all downhill" and inevitably it's the hardest race I've ever... Continue Reading →

Now What?

    I sat down with the intention of writing a race recap for the Hyannis Marathon, and I just can't bring myself to do it. To sum it up, it went better than I had ever imagined it could. I was shooting for sub-4, and surpassed that goal by running a 3:50:24. I felt... Continue Reading →

A (few) Bump(s) in the Road

The past 3 weeks have been a whirlwind of change and chaos in the GrandElam household. On January 17th, I started a new job with Zagster, a bike sharing company based out of Cambridge. It's been absolutely amazing, and I'm so glad I took the leap and changed careers. My whole first two weeks were... Continue Reading →

Race Schedule and Goal Setting

I know I already wrote a year in review and set some goals, but my friend over at yogawordnerd put together an awesome race schedule post that got me thinking about my schedule and what I am looking to get out of 2017. As I enter my third year of ultra running, my focus is quickly shifting from... Continue Reading →

Colleen’s 2016 Year in Review

I know I'm a little late to the game here since it's already 2017, but hey, better late than never, right? 2016 was a whirlwind of a year for me both athletically and professionally. I ended my career as a nanny and decided to branch out into a new field I had no experience in,... Continue Reading →

Probably Jinxing Myself

I know I've been off the blogosphere recently, and it's taken me a while to figure out why. Honestly, the past 2 months or so of running have been going... really, really well. Like so well that I've been nervous to write about it in fear that I'll jinx it. But enough is enough - it's been too long since... Continue Reading →

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