Category Archives: NYC Marathon

Consistency and Commitment

My friend Molly has posted these words to Facebook a couple times recently. It’s exactly what I’ve been thinking. This was my first full week in full-on training mode. In the scheme of things, it wasn’t much, 16.5 miles, but I’m … Continue reading

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Two Weeks (Almost?) of Rest

I was going to say that yesterday marked two full weeks of rest after my rib injury. But then I remembered the NYE 5k badassery/stupidity. Oh yeah. So two FULL weeks isn’t until Tuesday, but I’ve been a really good … Continue reading

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That Time, When I Ran a 5k With a Cracked Rib

As it turns out……. OMG. WTF. SMH. LOL. Yup, left 4th rib = cracked. FRACTURED. This I find out on the day I received my NYC Marathon training tech shirt. Rather than freaking the F out, I’m thinking I’m pretty BADASS … Continue reading

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A Fantastically Dramatic Fall

Getting hit by a car isn’t in the training plan. We’ve established that. Splatting onto the ground in a free-fall Superman pattern isn’t in the training plan, either, but I found a way to work it in. At least I … Continue reading

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Priority #1: Make it to the start line.

I hate running in the dark. However, these days, if it’s not the weekend, we’re likely running when I get home from work, in the dark. We run from my house, a nice little 3.5 mile route around my neighborhood. … Continue reading

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We’re in! #RunNYC

On Monday, December 2, while vacationing in Mexico (and suffering from a horrendous and evil water/food born stomach ailment during which I couldn’t imagine walking 100 yards, much less running a marathon) I remembered that it was the first day … Continue reading

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NYC Marathon Preparation Begins – One Year Out

We’re just over a year away from the 2014 NYC Marathon. And while Carl and I do not have acceptance letters in our hot little hands just yet, we are expecting them come April. You see, we’ve been denied entry … Continue reading

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