Category Archives: Training

The Marathon – a one year reflection

In 2016 I ran the Pittsburgh Marathon, little did I know how much it would change my life. Continue reading

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A month until race day

So, here’s the deal folks. I’ve been lazy. Now, I’m not talking about missing one run or going short on a long day. I mean lazy. I’ve skipped weekday runs, weekend runs……whole weeks of runs. Basically, unless I get my act … Continue reading

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Snow running

Winter finally arrived in New Hampshire a few weeks ago, and since I needed to start training for the upcoming 10K, I decided I would brave the snowstorm and run anyway. People may have looked at me like I was … Continue reading

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The running begins

Today is the day! I’m off to great places, I’m off and away! OK, all Dr. Seuss references aside – I’m getting out on the road today! I’m excited to start hitting the pavement again with my brand-spanking, new running … Continue reading

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Staying Entertained

Buzzfeed is good for a lot of things, and when I see an article related to running, I have to read it. Their latest article is about real-life runners, and how they keep themselves entertained during runs. That got me … Continue reading

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Milestone Pod Goals

I’m a huge believer that goals are what drive people forward, give you purpose in life and make you understand the sorrows and joys of living. Without goals, you don’t experience the drive of working toward something you want. Without … Continue reading

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Accountability is key

Last month I decided to re-evaluate my running goals. I also started an ab workout plan that is absolutely brutal. I mean, even for me, an athlete my whole life, this thing is torture. A new Challenge: To avoid the … Continue reading

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Running will make a man out of you

One of my favorite Disney movies has to be Mulan. In an era where women were always proper, quiet, and never stepped outside of their society-imposed bounds, Mulan showed strength and poise. There’s a lot any woman can learn from … Continue reading

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Recover. Refresh. Rebuild.

Recover I’m one week removed from the Pittsburgh Marathon, and I’ve spent a lot of this past week focusing on my recovery process. Not only physically, but mentally as well. I’ve had to process a lot of feelings about the … Continue reading

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I’m a MARATHONER

It’s still unbelievable to think that I’m officially a Marathoner. There are so many emotions I experienced this weekend about the race. From a Saturday night freak out that they might cancel due to thunderstorms, to waking up Sunday morning … Continue reading

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