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superhero half marathon

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...]

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...]

Weekly Workouts and Finally a Purple Belt!

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Hey, all! Now I'm just a day late on my weekly training post -- I'd call that progress. :) Mon., April 28: 5-mile run Tue., April 29: 3-mile bike ride, 2-mile run Wed., April 30:  Rest Thur., May 1: 3-mile run Fri., May 2: 4-mile run and Taekwondo class Sat., May 3: Thai … [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...]

Race Recap AND My Dumbo Double Dare Costumes!

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Hey, everyone! Sorry for being a bit MIA for the past couple of days...lots and lots of fun activities this weekend! Todd and I took in a Mets game on Friday night (which also happened to be Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day and featured a post-game Third Eye Blind concert!). We also went to … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and My Last Long Run

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Hi, everyone! Here's a look at last week's workouts. Mon., Aug 12: 6 miles Tue., Aug. 13: Taekwondo class Wed., Aug. 14: 5 miles Thur., Aug. 15: Rest Fri., Aug. 16: Taekwondo class and 6 miles Sat., Aug. 17: Thai Kickboxing class Sun., Aug. 18: Strength training Mon., Aug 19: … [Read more...]

Weekly Workouts and Giving Your Body a Break

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Hey, all! Sorry for the delayed post! I always feel so guilty when I've been a bad blogger. :( Over the weekend, I went to a Somerset Patriots game for the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's annual "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Day." As I've posted about previously here, I lost my grandfather to … [Read more...]

Getting Back to Business

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First, I want to apologize for being MIA for the past few days, and thank you all for your kind words and support with regards to the news I shared in my previous post. I really do appreciate all of your well wishes and words of encouragement, and they really have helped me a great deal in making … [Read more...]

RACE RECAP: Superhero Half Marathon

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As many of you know, I will take ANY excuse to dress up (and run!) in a ridiculous costume. So when I first heard about the Superhero Half Marathon in Morristown, NJ, I KNEW I had to run it! When it came to choosing my costume, it was no contest...I had to go with a Disney superhero, and race as an … [Read more...]

Last Week’s Workouts and ANOTHER Half Marathon!

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Hope everyone had a marvelous weekend. We had AWESOME weather here in New Jersey (although right now it's rainy and dreary and gross), and I'm excited to finally be running in spring-like conditions! Yesterday I took the plunge and registered for the Long Branch Half Marathon, which is part of … [Read more...]