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New York City Marathon Training: Weeks 2 and 3

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Hope you guys had a fabulous weekend! I posted my 4th of July race recap 10 days late, so why not go ahead and recap weeks 2 and 3 of my New York City Marathon training all at once? ...better late than never, right? ;) WEEK 2 Mon., July 7: Taekwondo and Thai kickboxing class Tue: July … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Cranford Jaycees Firecracker 4-Miler 2014

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Who writes about a 4th of July race 10 days after the fact...? This person. :) Sorry for the delay, guys! I had a very successful second week of training for the New York City Marathon, which I will share with you all tomorrow or Wednesday. In the meantime, I would feel remiss if I didn't … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and Training for Marathon #3

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Hey, guys! Hope you had a fabulous 4th of July weekend! So, this past week it became official. I am now in training for marathon #3: the FREAKIN' NEW YORK CITY MARATHON! :) I am proud to report that I successfully tackled all of the runs on my training plan, including the longest training run … [Read more...]

Exciting Firsts: Trail Running and Our Anniversary!

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Hi all! Hope you had a fabulous weekend! I know I did -- it was our first anniversary. And we celebrated with my most favorite summer activity. No, not running. Beach day! :) (...DEFINITELY not running. It's already too flippin' hot for me, and I hate it!) I can't believe it's been a year … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Superhero Half Marathon 2014

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I'm finally here with a recap of the Superhero Half Marathon! And here's a bit of shameless self-promotion: the article I wrote about the race for the local newspaper, you know, in case you wanted some more information about the event or something like that. :) First, a little background. I ran … [Read more...]

Liebster Award!

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Hey, guys! So, Danielle over at Live, Run, Grow kindly nominated me for a Liebster Award, so I'm here to answer her questions and nominate some of my favorite bloggers! RULES: You must link back to the person who nominated you You must answer the 10 Liebster questions given to you by … [Read more...]

Race Recap: April Fools Half Marathon

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Hey, all! Sorry I've been MIA. Let's just say that a certain self-employed individual likes to wait until the last possible second to do her taxes every year, and it's a royal PITA. I'm back now and ready to share my recent goings-on with you guys. :) First, thanks for the congratulatory messages … [Read more...]

I’M IN: New York City Marathon 2014!

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So, yesterday was quite possibly the LONGEST and most stressful day EVER. It was New York City Marathon lottery drawing day! But in the end, the running gods smiled upon me and by some stroke of luck I was actually selected from the tens of thousands of hopeful runners who entered the New York … [Read more...]

Marathon Recovery and Upcoming Races

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Hey, all! Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. :) So now that I've survived marathon #2, I thought I'd drop in and share some post-marathon recovery updates with you and fill you in on my upcoming races for 2014 -- and ask for opinions on some other half/full marathons I'm considering for this … [Read more...]