Tag Archives: NYC Marathon

That Time to Look Back

Ah, it’s that wonderful time of the year when we bloggers all write that year in review post. I wish I could say I was going to break the mold but I’m not. When 2013 started I had one simple … Continue reading

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Post-Marathon Recovery

There is a ton of advice on post-marathon recovery. I know this because I’ve posted some of them on my Pinterest page. Have I actually followed any of them? Yes and no. I’ve got the rest part down pretty well. … 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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Healing Process

I have often said that running helps me maintain the status quo on the normal days, helps me celebrate the really good days, and helps me heal on the really bad days. Runners are also pretty darn good at creating … 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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Just Call Me Speedy Gonzalez

I have found some speed in these old legs of mine and I kind of like it! When I started this round of marathon training I set some goals — aside from just finishing. Setting a time goal was 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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Not Dead…Yet

When I decided to use Hal Higdon’s intermediate marathon training plan I thought, “This is going to kill me.” But I knew that in order to challenge myself and attempt to accomplish the goals I set for myself that I … Continue reading

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