Life lessons learned in running shoes

Kaitlyn is a guest blogger who is writing for 42.2 for the 2016 marathon training season. She will be writing monthly blogs, updating us on the ups and downs of her journey from 0 to 42.2. By Kaitlyn Fulton Marathon training has enhanced my life in so many different ways. It’s kind of funny that I even made the decision to join the marathon training program in the first place. I sort of decided on a.. Read More

What’s coming up?

For this marathon training season I am really excited to announce a few awesome new things for 42.2! I started this site to document what it’s like to run your very first marathon. As everyone who has run a marathon knows, it’s a really special experience and I was so excited to take on the challenge of sharing that experience with others. But now that I’ve finished my first 42.2, it will be.. Read More

I ran a marathon, I can do anything!

The experience of training for – and running – my first marathon has given me a lot of things. It made me stronger, helped me make new friends and allowed me to check a big item off my bucket list. But a sort of unexpected thing it gave me was a new motto (if you can call it that). Over the last few months anytime I’ve faced any sort of adversity, I’ve simply.. Read More

Picking the perfect pair of running shoes

I’ve always been a shoe girl. While I buy most of my clothes from thrift shops and never turn down a quality hand-me-down, if there is any part of my wardrobe I am willing to spend money on (when I have it), it’s shoes. There is no outfit a pair of red patent leather heels or nude wedges can’t fix, but as most women who love shoes know, using them as an accessory.. Read More