Limerick Marathon – A Comeback Three Years in the Making

I ran my 8th marathon this weekend in Limerick, Ireland, to cap a three+ year comeback. It was a long journey, but I learned a number of important lessons along the way. If you are only interested in the race report, skip the prologue! Prologue After the 2016 Boston Marathon, a disappointing race for me in … Continue reading Limerick Marathon – A Comeback Three Years in the Making

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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

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

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

Year in Review & 2016 Goals

  If you would have told me in January what I would accomplish by the end of 2015, I would have told you that you are insane. This was me in January: I was injured and didn’t run for a total of 86 days. I spent 12 weeks in a boot, and three of those weeks … Continue reading Year in Review & 2016 Goals