MK Fleming is a run coach who understands we are never really talking about running. Here in the blog, she talks about where diet culture and running intersect and the pressures we face as parents, professionals, runners, and overachievers as we run through life, together.
- May 9, 2017
- 3 min
DNF= "Didn't Need to Finish" (Pittsburgh)
Hello from sunny Pittsburgh! I am flying home in a few hours and wanted to give you a quick update on my race. I walked out the door of my hotel that morning into 72% humidity and knew it wasn't going to work out. I had an hour to process that thought while I warmed up in my corral. The first few miles felt like work and I nearly dropped out early on. I made a mental deal with myself to hang on until mile eight, the point in marathons when things tend to click for me...an