Race Recap: Bronx 10-Miler

Before I get into this race, I think it would be helpful to provide a little background. My original goal for the summer was to focus on short distances (i.e. not the marathon distance) all through the summer and fall. The plan was to run a bunch of 5k, 5 mile, 1 mile races, culminating … Continue reading Race Recap: Bronx 10-Miler

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Race Report: CASA Superhero 4 Miler and Midland Mile

This race report features double the fun after my double-header this weekend at the CASA Superhero 4 Miler and the Midland Mile. I don’t usually race twice in one weekend, but when I do, I do it in quest of a PR. So here’s the back story. Back in June when I was planning my … Continue reading Race Report: CASA Superhero 4 Miler and Midland Mile

Race Recap: McCarren Park 5k

It’s official. I’m no longer a resident of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. I moved across two rivers to New Jersey, but before I left, I made sure to leave my mark at the McCarren Park 5K. As my fiancé and I were packing up our lives in Brooklyn, I was feeling pretty nostalgic. Then, as I was … Continue reading Race Recap: McCarren Park 5k

Race Recap: Boston Marathon

Training for a marathon is a long, arduous process. It requires dedication and sacrifice, early mornings and discipline. For months, I put running before almost all else in order to put it all out on the line on race day. It’s remarkable how 110 hours and 48 minutes of running over 16 weeks of training … Continue reading Race Recap: Boston Marathon

Ocean’s Run “Half” Race Recap

My original plan this spring was to run the Frozen Penguin Half in Brooklyn next weekend, but an unexpectedly early sellout left me scrambling for other options. I wanted a flat-ish early March half to test my fitness leading up to Boston. It couldn’t be too far away, but I was willing to travel a … Continue reading Ocean’s Run “Half” Race Recap

Race Recap: Philadelphia Marathon

Tuck in guys and gals, I have a long one for you today. Prologue The Philadelphia Marathon was my 6th marathon, but my first in nearly 13 months due to a tibial stress fracture last winter. I didn’t run Dec. 8, 2014 – March 10, 2015, with the exception of a few short runs before … Continue reading Race Recap: Philadelphia Marathon