Spectating the London Marathon and Women Run Strong Event

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London Marathon weekend was so much fun! I wasn’t running, of course, but I still got into the action by attending the Women Run Strong shakeout run and talk on Friday evening, visiting the Expo on Saturday, and cheering for the 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

Snow Day Fun and Oiselle at Refine Method


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Did you have a snow day yesterday? Although the Blizzard of 2015 wasn’t nearly as bad as they were predicting, I still got the day off from work and stayed in my pajamas until noon. Hooray for being a teacher! … Continue reading

NYC Marathon Training Week 11: Hamptons Half Marathon


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Week 11 of NYC Marathon training was a little bit of a cut-back week and ended with summery weather for the Hamptons Half on Saturday, and a late-September beach day on Sunday.   Monday – Easy yoga Tuesday – 5.5 miles (easy … Continue reading

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

Macy’s Parade Balloons, a Turkey Trot, and Homemade Cannoli


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I kicked off my Thanksgiving celebrations early on Wednesday evening by going to see the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons being blown up by the Museum of Natural History. It was rainy and windy, but there were lots of families … Continue reading

Dash to the Finish 5K and Oiselle Team Brunch


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Today I crossed this magical finish line in Central Park. Of course, it wasn’t after running 26.2 miles – only 3.1 miles, as part of the NYRR Dash to the Finish 5K, which takes place the day before the marathon. … Continue reading

Staten Island Half Marathon Recap


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Last week, I wrote about my goals for the Staten Island Half. This was kind of scary, because once you tell the internet something, there’s no going back! I knew that ultimately, no one but me would care about my … Continue reading