How to Mentally Prepare for a Race

How to Mentally Prepare for a Race

As the New York City Marathon gets closer, it seems that time is now moving even quicker than it’s usual speed-of-light pace. I am finding myself running out of time to get everything done each day, even with shorter runs while I taper for the race. This is something that always happens to me during … Read More

5 Things I Love About Taper Time

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 … Read More

15 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First Marathon

15 Things I Wish I’d Known Before My First Marathon

As my marathon training is coming to its peak and taper is approaching, I can’t help but look back through past marathon experiences. It’s fun to remind myself that I can do this, and have done it before with enough enjoyment to sign up again. This always reminds me that nothing will ever compare to the … Read More

Noiseless Runs

Noiseless Runs

As the temperature finally cools down and the weather gets a little bit more dreary, I find myself anxiously awaiting the slow transition to darker days as seasons begin to change. I am a lover of all four seasons; after a few months enjoying the weather I find myself eagerly awaiting an upcoming change. These … Read More

Staying Present in the Pain

Staying Present in the Pain

This week I started reading a new book, much different than the past few summer reads I’ve enjoyed. This book is all about staying present and truly absorbing the moment, rather than striving to be perfect by over committing yourself and skimming through your day. I chose this book on a whim, mostly because I … Read More

Getting Motivated Again After a Break

Getting Motivated Again After a Break

Hello everybody! I hope the first half of your week has been fantastic. We are finally settled and slowly getting back in the groove again! There really is nothing like traveling for an extended period of time to make you appreciate the consistency and routine-ness of your every day life. I am 100% a routine … Read More