Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

Perspective: The One Thing that Affects Running the Most

As I look back on my training log from this past year, I can’t help but re-live some of the best and worst running memories of the year. Looking back through each and every run (marathon training in particular) has been really eye opening for me. It is so interesting to see how runs of … Read More

10 Ways to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

10 Ways to Overcome the Wall in a Marathon

Saturdays are always incredibly exciting, but today is a particularly thrilling one. Not only am I in New York City doing your typical touristy things, but today is MARATHON EVE. Tomorrow morning I will wake up at the crack of dawn to run my 5th marathon! There are many thoughts running through my head as … Read More

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