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Race Recap: New Jersey Marathon

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Okay, here it is. I'm back with my full recap of the New Jersey Marathon! I'll start with a quick look at the expo. I say quick look because there wasn't really anything there. The half and full marathons draw some 6,000 runners -- about 4,000 for the half, and 2,000 for the full (along with a 5K … [Read more...]

NJ Marathon: A Tough Race…But a New PR!

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Hey, guys! It's going to take me a couple of days to write the full recap of yesterday's New Jersey Marathon (mainly because I'm suffering from my usual bout of post-marathon exhaustion right now, haha), but I did want to drop in and announce that Todd and I successfully completed my 5th/his 4th … [Read more...]

Wanted: Taper Tips

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Happy Friday, all! So, last weekend we tackled the big kahuna in any marathon training plan. That's right, ladies and gentlemen... THE 20-MILER IS COMPLETE. Honestly, it wasn't our best long run. Granted, it definitely wasn't the WORST either. We tackled the 20 miles in my old stomping … [Read more...]

The Final Weeks: New Jersey Marathon Training

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Hey, guys! Thanks so much for all the love on my recap of The Love Run last week! (See what I did there...?) ;) I know I've sucked at blogging lately, but I wanted to drop in with an update on my New Jersey Marathon training. Because, somehow, it's only TWO WEEKS AWAY. How in the world did … [Read more...]

Race Recap: The Love Run

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I'm baaaaaaaaaaacccccckkkk! Sorry for the crickets here, guys...it's been one of those weeks. But I'm excited to finally share my Philadelphia Love Run recap with all of you! Todd and I spent the day Saturday visiting some attractions in South Jersey that I've never been to -- the Adventure … [Read more...]

My Best Long Run Ever…and Self-Diagnosing My Foot

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I'm in the home stretch of training for my two "goal" races of the season, so I thought it would be a fine time to update you all on my progress. Because it's not official until it's on the blog. :) We'll be heading back to Philadelphia for The Love Run this weekend, and this is going to be my … [Read more...]

Wine & Dine 2015 and PRO Compression Giveaway Winner!

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Hey, guys! First things first: I have a winner for my PRO Compression Giveaway! Congrats, Ken! Please shoot me an e-mail at thefinalforty at gmail dot com with your mailing address and shoe size. :) In other excellent news, I mentioned in my recap of last weekend's St. Paddy's Day 10-Miler … [Read more...]

Race Recap: St. Paddy’s Day 10-Miler 2015

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If you haven't already entered, today is the LAST DAY for my PRO Compression marathon socks giveaway! You can check out my review and enter the drawing HERE, and I'll announce the winner tomorrow! :) Happy Saint Patrick's Day! In the spirit of the holiday, I thought it would be a perfect time to … [Read more...]

Review and Giveaway: PRO Compression Socks

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If you've ever read my blog, you probably already know that I am madly, desperately, INSANELY in love with PRO Compression socks. And since I get questions about them all the time, I figured hosting a giveaway would be a great opportunity to help my fellow runners #keepittight...so, today, I'm … [Read more...]

My Red Belt…and the Most Amazing Snowman Ever

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So since this week was basically swallowed up by all of the New York City Marathon excitement, I never got to tell you guys some other pretty big news. (Well, at least for me). Last Friday night was my Taekwondo graduation... ...and I was FINALLY promoted to red belt! Which officially makes me … [Read more...]