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NYCM Training: Weeks 5 and 6

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Well, seeing as how I'm chronically behind on my blogging, I guess I'll go ahead and combine weeks 5 and 6 of New York City Marathon training for you guys. :) WEEK 5 Mon., Aug. 10: 10 miles (counted in last week's totals) Tue., Aug. 11: Rest Wed., Aug. 12: 4 miles and Taekwondo … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

19 Miles and My Thai Kickboxing Black Belt

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Hey, guys! I wanted to drop in and share some updates on two fronts: my New York City Marathon training (obviously) and this weekend's other big news. I'm officially a black belt in Muay Thai kickboxing. :) For the past couple of months, if I wasn't out running, then I was at my karate school. … [Read more...]

NYCM: One Month to Go!

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Okay, I suck. I basically fell off the face of the Earth for a few weeks after the Disneyland Half Marathon -- sorry about that! I've been keeping up with all of you and your adventures, just not commenting much...I swear! Long story short, I've been swamped with work lately. When you're a … [Read more...]

NYCM Training: Week 8 — I’m a Blue Belt!

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Hey guys! So I'm gearing up to run the Disneyland Half Marathon and Dumbo Double Dare this weekend, and am looking forward to sharing some details about our trip -- and, most importantly, OUR RACE COSTUMES -- before we leave! :) But first, here's a look at last week's training for the New York … [Read more...]