My First Marathon: TCS NYC Marathon 2014 Recap!

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It’s hard to write a recap of my marathon experience because there were so many details and thoughts I don’t want to leave out, but here goes! Let’s start at the very beginning. THE EXPO My mom and I visited … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 16: The Final Countdown

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The marathon recap is still on its way, I promise! For now, here’s a glance at what my last week of marathon training looked like: Monday - Rest Tuesday – 5.15 miles, including Coach Jess’s Finish Line intervals Doing 4 repeats … Continue reading

NBC News Interview + How to Track Me!

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RACE DAY IS TOMORROW!!!!!! I’m fighting off a cold and trying not to freak out about it, but one way or the other I will get myself across that finish line! Remember the feature about me on the TCS NYC … Continue reading

Get Outside with LÄRABAR (plus a Giveaway!)

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For at least the past month, I’ve uttered the phrase “I’ll do it after the marathon” more times than I can count. That recipe for pumpkin bread? I’ll do it after the marathon. Take a dance class with my non-running friends? I’ll do … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 15: ONE WEEK TO GO!

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It’s race week!!!!! In just one week from today, I will be running my first marathon! Because I gained entry into the NYC Marathon by doing NYRR’s 9+1 program in 2013 (run 9 races and volunteer for 1 for entry … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Stories Feature!

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  Just a quick post to toot my own horn – I’m featured on the TCS NYC Marathon website’s Marathon Stories section! Although it’s written in first person, I didn’t personally write it, so they got a few minor details … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 14: Let the Taper Begin!

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This week, 14 out of 16, was the last week before the taper! I did my longest run, 22 miles last Sunday, so I took it easy early in the week to recover from that. Monday – Easy yoga class … Continue reading