So I Guess I’m Running Another Marathon (Ottawa Marathon T-16)


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Training for the Ottawa Marathon officially begins today! I’ve been training for the NYC Half for a month or two now, running 3-4 days a week without any specific plan other than my long runs. But now I’m following an official … Continue reading

What Do Marathoners Around the World Eat Before a Race?

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My first freelance article was published yesterday on!  The inspiration for the article actually came from this NY Times Magazine piece from 2014 about What Kids Around the World Eat For Breakfast. As a teacher, and breakfast enthusiast, this really fascinated … Continue reading

Blizzard! And some snowy runs


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As you might have heard, we got quite a bit of snow in NYC last weekend. It snowed from Friday night until early Sunday morning, leaving us with 27 inches! Although I was very frustrated that the timing of the snowstorm … Continue reading

Two Weeks of ClassPass: A Review


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Way back in November, I did a free trial of ClassPass. Not a blog-related trial – this was actually a code on a postcard that arrived in the mail! ClassPass is a subscription service that allows you to sign up … Continue reading

Back to Winter Running


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Happy New Year! I rang in the New Year with friends at a pink, black and white-themed “Flamingo Formal” at Royal Palms Shuffleboard Club in Brooklyn, and watched the fireworks in Prospect Park at midnight. Two days later I hosted … Continue reading

Running Highlights of 2015


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December has been a busy month and I haven’t gotten a chance to blog much. So I’ll update you with the most important piece of news: Two days ago, I registered for my second marathon! I’ve been thinking about doing … Continue reading

Cheering for the NYC and Brooklyn Marathons


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November has been the month of marathon spectating! On November 1st, I cheered for my friends running the NYC Marathon, and two weeks later on November 15th I cheered for the Brooklyn Marathon. I rounded out the month by cheering … Continue reading

Haunted Island 10K Recap


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Last Saturday morning, on Halloween, I ran the Haunted Island 10K on Roosevelt Island. Since I wanted to run a total of 12 miles in preparation for the Philadelphia Half Marathon on November 22nd, I ran to the Roosevelt Island … Continue reading

RW Meals on the Run Cookbook Review + Recipe


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Runner’s World just released a new cookbook called Meals on the Run: 150 Energy-Packed Recipes in 30 Minutes or Less and sent me a copy to review! As one who is always interested in combining running and eating and exploring how the … Continue reading