NYC Marathon Training Week 9: Off to the Races

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This was a busy week of training (my highest weekly mileage ever) that finished in races both Saturday and Sunday – the Fifth Avenue Mile and the NYRR 18 Mile Tune-Up! ~~~~~ Monday – Easy yoga class Tuesday – 5.25 miles (5 … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 8: Halfway Point

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This week marked the halfway point in my 16-week NYC Marathon training plan! We got a burst of summer weather after a relatively cool August, so running this week was rough. Luckily by the time I did my long run on Sunday, … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 7: Summer’s Last Hurrah

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This is a weekly recap chronicling the highs and lows of training for my first marathon: NYC 2014! To see previous weeks’ training recaps, click here. And before we knew it, it was the last week in August. The summer always … Continue reading

Scenic Runs: Gerard Point, Long Island

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  Gerard Point, a 1.5-mile peninsula in The Springs, on the East End of Long Island, is one of my favorite places on earth. Not only is it a perfect place to catch the sunset (which you can see over … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 6 – Cutback Week!

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This is a weekly recap chronicling the highs and lows of training for my first marathon: NYC 2014! To see previous weeks’ training recaps, click here.   This was a cutback week, and I loved every minute of it! I felt … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 5 – Ramping It Up

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This is a weekly recap chronicling the highs and lows of training for my first marathon: NYC 2014! To see previous weeks’ training recaps, click here. It seems like these weekly training updates are the only posts I’ve been managing to write lately. … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 4 – Physical vs. Mental

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This was a great week of training physically. The shin pain that had been bothering me during the first few weeks of training seems to have gone away for good (fingers crossed! knock on wood! I really don’t want to … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 3 – Florida Beach Vacation!

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This was the best week of training so far – thank goodness! After kicking off Week 1 with a fever and finishing Week 2 with a painful right shin and a horribly humid long run, Week 3 was ten times … Continue reading