Category Archives: travel

Pre-Packing

I invented that term but since I am so nice I will let you use it, for free, in the future. Pre-packing is what I call putting stuff you want to pack in a suitcase in a pile until you … Continue reading

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One More Week

Whew, I’m in the final week before the Miami. I’m always amazed at how far away these things seem when you first start the training and then all of a sudden race week is here. Overall though I felt I … Continue reading

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NYCRuns Central Park 10 Miler

Because of that pesky calf injury I haven’t been running as consistently as I would have liked. With Miami two weeks away it was starting to worry me a bit. This week was my peak week in training and I … Continue reading

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Peace Out 2012

Big picture-wise, I am happy to see 2012 in the rear view mirror. My mother spent 10 months of 2012 either in a hospital or nursing home/rehab facility. That translated to me spending all but four days with her in … Continue reading

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Time to Regroup

What a crazy couple of weeks it has been between hurricanes, marathons, power outages, snowstorms, and one canceled business trip. Being a marathoner without a marathon, my body is still trying to figure out what to do as it knows … Continue reading

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Leave Your Baggage at Home

If you are running the NYC Marathon or are a member of NYRR you’ve already heard about the new policy announced today — there will be no bag check at the marathon. This will also probably be the zillionth blog … Continue reading

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CSI: Miami Half Marathon

I could use some help from Horatio, Calleigh, Delko, and Natalia. I need them to find what little speed I have for these destination races disappears to. For the third time in a row I have had my slowest times … Continue reading

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Thoughts

I ran the Miami Half Marathon today, but before I post my race recap I thought I would share some of the things I was thinking about while running. Not in any particular order. 1. Why do women have to … Continue reading

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Badassery

My Miami countdown has begun. I have confirmed my seats on my flight, made the other necessary travel arrangements, and ripped a bunch of DVDs for my iPad (These were off DVDs that I legally own, I would never rip … Continue reading

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It’s Winter – Maybe

Well, it’s finally cold here in New York. Mother Nature told me in a rather stern manner that I could no longer wear shorts on my long runs. She broke my heart. This past week was rather jam packed and … Continue reading

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