Tag Archives: NYC Marathon

Not Broken But Just a Little Bent

This week brings to an end the first half of my marathon training for this year. In 10 weeks I will I will be running through all five boroughs of New York City again and I can’t wait! The love … Continue reading

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I Have a Mantra!

I think self-help books are hoakey. Always have. So of course when I started running longer distances and I kept hearing and reading about the importance of finding a mantra to say to yourself to help you along the way. … Continue reading

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The Century Mark

After many years of running I finally hit a pretty special milestone and everything about it is just so perfect. I ran exactly 100 miles in the month of July. Not 99.99 miles or 100.2 miles, it was exactly 100 … Continue reading

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Totally Mental

I’ve started my third week of marathon training and I haven’t had a panic attack — yet. This is not to say that I haven’t already had my doubts about switching to the intermediate plan. The back to back runs … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…Again

Today was the first day of marathon training. I would like to apologize to all of my non-running friends and co-workers in advance. You know it’s going to happen, you were hoping it wouldn’t but alas it is. Marathon training … Continue reading

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Things I See While Running

I was going to write a nice little race recap of the Get Out on Governors Island 10k (GOGI10k) but I’m not very good at writing race recaps. I just can’t seem to get interested in writing about how fast, … Continue reading

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Slightly Neurotic Runner Seeks Personal Trainer

You would think that being in New York City, this incredibly giant city I might add, that it would be a piece of cake to find a personal trainer that meets my very specific needs. Guess again. OK, admittedly my … Continue reading

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Oh Brooklyn

There was so much I wanted this half marathon to be. It was, after all, my 15th half marathon and that’s a pretty big milestone. After not coming any where near a PR in Miami I had set my sights … Continue reading

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How Far Will You Go?

NYCRUNS posted this question on their Facebook page today, “Finding your optimal distance is crucial to racing your best. What’s yours, and how did you find it?” I think for me it is the half marathon. It’s a nice long … 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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