Tag Archives: NYRR

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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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 ā€” 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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