Marathon Training – Week 18 Recap

Another week is complete already! I love Sundays and they seem to be coming quickly and quicker each week. This was the first week of taper for the New York City Marathon and it was definitely welcomed after a rough peak week last week. I love taper because it always bring my training into perspective…

You Know You’re a Runner When…

One of my favorite parts about the running community is that we share so many things in common with each other, even though most of us have never met. We all have similar quirks, habits, and jokes that non-runners in our life may find annoying or inconvenient. But we continue to do so out of…

Three Things Thursday

Happy Thursday! This is one of those weeks where the days are passing so quickly that I keep forgetting what day it actually is. I will take that as a good thing! This week has been filled with randomness, wrapping up some loose ends, getting started on some big projects, and focusing on recovery in…

Quick and Easy Strength Moves to Improve Your Running

When I first began running, I did just that: started running. I created a schedule for myself where I ran around my neighborhood most days, with a few rest days thrown in between. When I finished my runs, I would come home and reward myself by basking in the post-run endorphin high. I’d treat myself…

5 Things I Love About Taper Time

Good morning and happy Tuesday! No doubt I sound like a broken record, but we have officially passed the halfway point in October, and I just can’t believe it! There is something about training for a marathon that makes time seem like it’s passing so quickly. Focusing on a goal that is months away initially…

Marathon Training – Week 17 Recap

Here we are, wrapping up another weekend already! This week was full of just about every different type of weather possible, which has definitely been keeping me on my toes during training. I can only hope that these weird fall temperatures will make me that much more prepared for race day! This past week of…