Tag Archives: NYRR

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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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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NYC Half Marathon

It was pretty darn cold this morning but running gets you warm right? Well maybe six miles into it. This was going to be a tough for me no matter what the temperature was. Three half marathons each within three … Continue reading

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In Defense of NYRR

This is in response to an article that appeared in today’s NY Times on the eve of the NYC Half Marathon. I had initially posted a response about this on my Facebook but as I was writing my comment 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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Joe K 10k

I don’t like winter and running in the winter is not one of my favorite things in the world, although I am learning to appreciate it. When I first started running my introduction to winter running was the Joe Kleinerman … Continue reading

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The PR Hat Trick

Somehow, I managed to get a PR during today’s NYRR Ted Corbitt 15k in Central Park. This makes three races in a row with a PR. I had hoped I would get this PR but I wasn’t sure it would … Continue reading

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Loving the Unexpected

For the past couple of weeks I’ve noticed that my usual runs have been a lot faster and that I have been feeling comfortable at those fast paces. While these fast times were happening during my daily runs it would … Continue reading

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The New Plan

I’ve done somewhere around 11-15 half marathons. I’m 40 now and I can’t remember all of them. I know for sure it’s at least 11 there may be one or two or three others I can’t remember. I’m sure they … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on the Marathon

As I write this it has been almost three hours since the announcement that the marathon has been canceled. It is a cancelation that should have been made on Wednesday not 36 hours before the actual event. I, like most … Continue reading

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