Tag Archives: NYRR

Long Distance Dedication

Yes, I just went Casey Kasem on you.  There is now a lot of controversy over the running of the NYC marathon. I’m not going to rehash the pros and cons of having it. I am a rational person and … Continue reading

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Dear ING NYC Marathon

I can’t quit you. I know I told you that after running last year that I wasn’t going to again. But I need you. After a difficult year of seeing people who have legitimate reasons for not running a marathon … Continue reading

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Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff Recap

The Poland Spring Marathon Kickoff five mile race in Central Park has always been one of my favorites and yes, it is the perfect way to kickoff marathon week. The race is always crowded and you can always feel some … Continue reading

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Anxiety Issues or Taper Madness?

There are nine days until the NYC Marathon and two days in a row that I have had some major anxiety issues about the darn thing. This is new to me. I didn’t feel anything about my first marathon until … Continue reading

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Counting Down

According to New York Road Runners there are 15 days until the marathon. Gulp. Time from here on out will fly by. It seems like marathon day will never get here when you are starting to train in July. All … Continue reading

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Orange Duct Tape

According to the New York Road Runners site there are 29 days left until the marathon. In my mind it alternates between, “why is it taking so long to get here!?!” and “oh my god it’s here already!?!” Next week … Continue reading

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NYRR ING New York City Marathon Tune-Up 18M

I ran 18 miles on Sunday and I got a 22 minute PR. End of blog update that’s all I need say. No, I’m going to give you details because holy crap a 22 minute PR needs to be talked … Continue reading

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16 Miles With a Race in Between

Another week, another race. Typically, I don’t like doing races during my marathon training. It can be really hard to add all those extra miles in an efficient manner but the Fitness Magazine 4 Mile race is one of my … Continue reading

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Bronx 10 Mile Race Recap

It’s not often that a 10 mile race is offered in these parts. The only other I regularly take part in is the Cherry Tree 10 mile race in Prospect Park sponsored by the Prospect Park Track Club and I’ve … Continue reading

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Panic Time?

If you train for a spring marathon this means that a good portion of your training will take place during winter, if you train for a fall marathon you’ll be training during the hottest months of the summer. Either way … Continue reading

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