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marathon training

NYCM Training: Week 2…and My Brown Belt!

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Hey, all! As promised, here's a recap of my second week of New York City Marathon training. I mean, technically, I'm at the end of week 3 now...but better late than never right?! Mon., July 20: Taekwondo class Tue., July 21: 3 miles Wed., July 22: Downtown Westfield 5K and Pizza … [Read more...]

And We’re Off…NYCM Training: Week One

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Hey, guys! So I have officially survived my first week of marathon training after several weeks months of what can only be described as "recreational" running. This time around, Todd and I will be following New York City Marathon's own training program for the "conservative" runner. Even after … [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...]

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...]

Training Updates: New Jersey Marathon

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So I'm in the middle of training for the New Jersey Marathon, and I know I suck at sharing my weekly training logs. I have the best intentions, I swear! But I thought I'd at least drop in with an update on how things are going so far. The first few weeks were pretty uneventful. I had done a bit … [Read more...]

My 2015 Race Calendar (So Far)

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Since I'm just a teensy bit disappointed that I'm not running the Princess Half Marathon this year (it was my first half marathon in 2013, and I returned last year for the Glass Slipper Challenge), I thought I'd take this time to share some of the races I AM planning on running this year...in an … [Read more...]

My 2015 Goals…and Another Marathon!

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Hey, guys! I figured since it was February 5th, it would be a fine time to share some of my goals for this year. (You know, that post everyone else writes the first week of January.) Better late than never, right? ;) I usually spend the majority of January prepping for the Walt Disney World … [Read more...]