Tag Archives: Road running

My New York City Marathon Experience

It was this past June when I received the notice via email that I will be running in the 2011 New York City marathon. Well to be honest I was both excited and worried. I was excited for the obvious reason…the NYC … Continue reading

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Philadelphia Rock ‘N Roll Half Marathon

Yesterday was the Philly Rock ‘n Roll half marathon, just one in a series of Rock ‘n Roll half marathons being held throughout the country. The day was perfect for running. Air was crisp and cool, not a lot of … Continue reading

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Marathon Update…I’m Back!!!

After a miserable show of running ability last week…ready to quit and not run the marathon at all…I was kicked in the butt with a stern pep talk from my dear friend Donna. She reminded me of a number of things I, for … Continue reading

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Marathon Update…

What a difference a couple of days can make. On Friday I was so wiped out I could barely get off the freakin’ couch, and today I was able to get a 5.5 mile run done despite the fact that the … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Run…

Today at 5 am I met my neighbor for a 3 mile run. First of all I am NEVER up this early. I like to sleep in as late as the kids do.  But in light of the fact that … Continue reading

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Marathon Update…

Ok one week into training and I am still feeling slow and heavy during my runs. The weather has changed, much better for running, no humidity and more comfortable temperatures. I’m up to a little over 2 mile runs, maybe … Continue reading

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