Marathon Training – Week 19 Recap

Marathon Training – Week 19 Recap

Today marks exactly one week until the New York City Marathon! We are officially just 7 days away and my excitement has sky rocketed this past week. Week 19 of training was week two of taper in preparation for the marathon, but I got a few more miles in than the week before. The weather … 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

Marathon Training – Week 18 Recap

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 … 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

Marathon Training – Week 17 Recap

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 … 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