Year of Running 2016

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I’m linking up with Courtney at Eat Pray Run DC to recap my year in running! To be honest, running has been very frustrating lately. I finally went to a physical therapist to see what’s been causing my IT-band pain since … Continue reading

Greenwich Park 10K Recap

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  In the midst of the election mayhem of the past week, that feels not unlike the apocalypse, it’s been all I could do to keep up with my schoolwork, and I haven’t had the heart to write any blog … Continue reading

Sunny London Adventures and My First Parkrun

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Last weekend I had my first visitor in London: Maria Laura, one of my best friends from college who lives in Paris! We lucked out with warm weather and sunshine all weekend (which wasn’t the forecast) and we definitely took … Continue reading

Ottawa Marathon Recap

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I did it – I ran my second marathon! I chose the Ottawa Marathon for several reasons, one of which was that the average temperature was 60 degrees in late May. I figured the late date would allow me to … Continue reading

It’s Taper Time! (Ottawa Marathon Training Wk T-3)

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It’s finally time to taper for the Ottawa Marathon! This was my highest mileage week, the first time in a while that I’ve run 5 days a week (instead of my usual 4), and my last week of hard training. … 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

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

Spring is Here! (Ottawa Marathon Wk T-11)

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This was the fifth week of Ottawa Marathon training, kicking off month two of my four-month plan! I would normally be ramping up the mileage and intensity, but instead I cut back on both in preparation for the NYC Half on March … Continue reading