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Turning the Big 3-0

So I’d like to interrupt my regularly-scheduled New York City Marathon training talk with a very important message. This weekend is my birthday, and I’ll be turning the big 3-0. *GASP* Yes, that’s right, ladies and gentlemen. On Sunday, I will no longer be a twenty-something. I will be … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Downtown Westfield Pizza 5K (2014)

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Hey, guys! I'll share my workouts from last week in the next day or two, but first, I wanted to post my slightly-belated recap from last Wednesday's Downtown Westfield Pizza 5k! Much like the Firecracker 4-Miler on July 4th, I run this race every year...and, back in 2011, it was my very first … [Read more...]

Dopey Challenge: The Marathon

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Okay, guys, the time has come for the ultimate Dopey Challenge recap...the day I became a marathoner. :) Of course, if you missed my previous Dopey Challenge recaps, here they are: expo, 5K, 10K, half marathon. This post was hard for me to write. (Please do allow me to apologize in advance for … [Read more...]

Dopey Challenge: The Half Marathon

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On to a recap of the Walt Disney World Half Marathon! Just in case you missed my previous Dopey Challenge recaps, you can find them here: expo, 5K, and 10K. By the morning of the half marathon, I was pretty tired. And sore. Not so much from the races, but from walking the parks all day AFTER the … [Read more...]

Dopey Challenge: The 10K

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Hope you guys had an awesome weekend! I thought I'd kick off the week with my recap on the Inaugural Walt Disney World 10K! If you missed my recaps on the expo or the 5K, you can find them here and here. After arriving at The World on Tuesday and spending three full days on my feet, I'm not gonna … [Read more...]

Dopey Challenge: The 5K

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The morning after the expo (recap here, in case you missed it), I got up bright and early to run the first of my Dopey Challenge races: the Disney Family Fun Run 5K. It started at 6:15am --- which is late for a Disney race! -- so I was up by 5am to get dressed up as my favorite Disney pooch (and … [Read more...]

Race Recap: NYCRUNS Chanukkah Chalf

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So, remember about a month ago when I said that the Runner's World Hat Trick was the hardest race I had ever run? I'm taking that back. Because yesterday, I ran what was -- by far -- my most harrowing race to date. Our story begins on a FRIGID Sunday morning in Brooklyn. As many … [Read more...]

Wine and Dine Half Marathon Expo and Mickey’s Jingle Jungle 5K

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Hi, everyone! So I'm back home and (finally) caught up, so I thought I'd start the first of my Wine and Dine Half Marathon recap posts with a quick look at the expo, and a recap of Mickey's Jingle Jungle 5k! After landing on Thursday and getting a little preview of the International Food and Wine … [Read more...]

Dopey Challenge Training Updates and Wine and Dine Half Marathon!

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Hi, guys! So I feel as though I’ve been so completely wrapped up in my Dopey Challenge training – physically and mentally – that I sort of forgot to talk about another awesome race-cation I have coming up. In fact, I’m writing this from our resort: the Port Orleans -- French … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Runner’s World Half Marathon

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Hi, guys! Okay, so this is RIDICULOUSLY overdue, but I wanted to go ahead and recap my most recent half marathon before posting another update on my Dopey Challenge training...and the Halloween 5K I ran last weekend! Better late than never, right? :) In case you missed it, my blog about the first … [Read more...]