One Month Countdown Begins! (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-4)

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The Ottawa Marathon is less than one month away! This week was another cutback week, after my 20-miler last weekend and before my upcoming 22-miler. I needed the physical (and mental) break from speed-work and enjoyed the beautiful spring weather on … Continue reading

To The Lighthouse! (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-5)

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This week marked my second-to-last super long run before the taper! It was also the first time I didn’t do a race that I registered for (which runners often refer to as DNS – did not show) and the first time I … Continue reading

Brooks Running Photoshoot in Brooklyn Bridge Park

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On Monday afternoon, I got to participate in a photo-shoot for Brooks Running! It was such a fun experience. Not only did we get to run around in some awesome new gear on a gorgeous 70-degree spring day, it was … Continue reading

The Power of Running Buddies (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-6)

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And somehow it was my TENTH week of Ottawa Marathon training! This week felt like a bit of a slog and I had to work hard to keep my motivation up. I kept telling myself that there are only a … Continue reading

Oops…I Registered For Another Marathon (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-7)

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You know you’re crazy when… …You register for your third marathon before having run your second! My friend María Laura and I have been talking about running the 2017 Paris Marathon together for a while now. Ever since I knew I … Continue reading

April Showers (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-8)

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I am halfway through training for the Ottawa Marathon!!! Eight weeks down, eight to go… Week 8 of Ottawa Marathon training was a rude awakening, weather-wise, after my return from the tropics. Running in the heat and humidity of Puerto … Continue reading

NYC Half 2016 Recap

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When I ran my first half marathon in September 2012 and finished in 2:08, I hoped that one day I might be able to break two hours. Never did I think I would be able to run a half marathon … Continue reading

From PR to PR! (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-9)

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I’m back home after a magical week in the tropics! After running the NYC Half last Sunday (full recap is coming!), I jumped on a plane to Puerto Rico that evening to start my highly-anticipated spring break. Since I had just … Continue reading