Category Archives: Race Recap

Earning It

The past few weeks have been tough training-wise, well and in other areas of my life as well. I have been so busy that it has been very difficult to head out for my weekly training runs. This makes for … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Half Marathon

I ran the Brooklyn Half and lived. The race actually went better than that. It wasn’t great, it was 11 minutes off my half marathon PR but it was a course PR and it was the first race since my … Continue reading

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Running Up That Mountain

So I ran up a mountain and then down and then I hurt. That is the easiest, quickest way to describe my Wurtsboro 30k adventure. There is not an easy to quick way to describe the first 3.5 to four … Continue reading

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Redemption

Finally! After struggling through most of 2014 I finally had a race that I felt good about so a huge thank you to the Sleepy Hollow Half Marathon. With last week’s major decisions about running the NJ Marathon behind me … Continue reading

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Miami Vice Err Half

Well I had another disappointing Miami Half Marathon. As much as I try to remind myself that I don’t do well at destination races I still hope. My training was erratic due to the weather and my kidney stone. At … Continue reading

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Someone Who Believes In You

Yes, the title of this blog post is a title of an Air Supply song. Two things I just did there: 1) I revealed my age group and 2) I solidified my dorkiness. As all long distance runners know, when … Continue reading

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Do I Belong Here?

It has been an amazing summer and fall and as I sit here trying not to get too excited about the NYC Marathon on Sunday I can’t help but look back on how much has changed since the Brooklyn Half. … Continue reading

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So That Happened

This weekend was just supposed to be about my 20 mile long run. Get through that 20 miler and then my taper can begin. The one problem was that I also had to run the Staten Island Half Marathon in … Continue reading

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Shattered

For those of you who have been following my blog for a while you know that I one of my goals for the past year and half has been to get a new PR for the half marathon. There huge … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From My Friends

Running in general is a solitary sport, we know this and often enjoy that aspect of it. But sometimes having that little extra support can carry through some of those challenging miles. Last weekend was my first scary mileage weekend … Continue reading

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