Rebecca FitzGerald

Mom to three energetic boys, vegetarian and runner who reads voraciously.

My Blogs

It’s time to try: 4 weeks out and peak week is looming

(Two sweaty mama’s after 6 x 1K....more

He did it!

When we set our goals for the New Year back at the dinner table in December, Oldest threw out a couple of things that sounded half-hearted in nature, as teenage boys tend to sound much of the time. One of them was to break 5 minutes in the mile. He was under a tremendous amount of pressure with school, so we just said, “Great....more

Off of my routine and a panting dog

I took my cheapo sunglasses (did I tell you I lost my “good” sunglasses in the LA Marathon?) out for a Marathon Monday 20-miler in honor of Boston. And also because with the madness of the Easter Weekend I could not fit a real run in....more

Run on my humble friends

I let the errands and chores slide a bit this week when I had the opportunity to catch up with both of my best friends who live on the other side of the country. Sometimes we don’t for weeks, sometimes we talk every other day....more

A few weird things and a killer track workout

So strange things have been happening around here lately. It all started the other day when Charlie became obsessed with the baseboards....more

Next week I will get serious…Mountain2Beach is on the horizon

Yes, that is a composting bin in the background....more

A dog, a weird dude and a pair of trail shoes

I have three track meets lined up between today and tomorrow, but before I take off and live the next two days inside the red oval, I have a few things I want to share. First of all, Charlie....more

A ride on the pain train

(Selfie while hiding huge zit on chin) I took my brand new, massive zit out for a ride today on the pain train. From what I’ve heard, our bodies are supposed to be busy repairing things while we sleep;...more

Trying hard to be a try-hard

(Trying hard) I spent a good part of my college years waiting on tables, and I thought, as I graduated from that time of my life, that everyone should be required to do so at least for a while, before they are allowed to eat at restaurants. I don’t have to explain this to you, for I like to believe that I have a fairly perceptive, small audience. That lesson overflows into all sorts of avenues in life....more