Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

Marathon Training Recap: Week 20 + RACE DAY!

When this post goes live, I’ll be standing in the starting corral ready to begin the marathon! It’s crazy how quickly 5 months goes by when you are training for a race. At first glance of a training plan, the final long run distances sound nearly impossible. But I love how everything is broken down … Read More

Taper Before a Race: Everything You Need to Know

Taper Before a Race: Everything You Need to Know

The last few weeks leading up to a race bring a mix of so many emotions. Runners experience everything from excitement, to nerves, anxiety, giddiness and so much more. All of these emotions combined with less mileage means runners have even more time to sit and obsess about the race. As race day approaches, it’s … Read More

25k Training Recap: Week 13

25k Training Recap: Week 13

May certainly kicked off with the spring weather I’d been hoping for, and really gave me a taste of what I’m in for with the upcoming summer running season. It’s amazing how our bodies adapt to different environments without us even noticing. This 70 degree week made me feel like I was melting in the … Read More

Marathon Training – Week 20 Recap + RACE DAY!!

Marathon Training – Week 20 Recap + RACE DAY!!

Whenever I start training for a marathon, it just feels like race day will never get here. Looking through the training plan feels overwhelming and long. Even still, each time I train for a big race, I find myself wondering how in the world time passed so quickly. Race week approaches at lightening speed and … Read More

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