Category Archives: Marathon For Music

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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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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The final countdown

I cannot believe that we’re here. Less than a week until the Pittsburgh Marathon! It’s crazy to me that on Friday I’ll be loading my gear into the car, ready to make the trek to Pennsylvania for the biggest, and … Continue reading

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Marathon training is dumb

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Marathon training is dumb. Why would anybody in their right mind want to train for a marathon? There are so many cons it should clearly tip the scale and talk any … Continue reading

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Similarities between starting out, and running a marathon

While I was reading my Runner’s World, I came across an article that really struck a chord. I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about why I decided to run a Marathon recently, especially while I struggle to stand up … Continue reading

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One month left

It seems unbelievable that in a little over a month I’ll be lining up in Pittsburgh to run my first Marathon. I mean, it feels weird to think about. I’ve had my mind set on this Marathon for more than … Continue reading

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The world’s a stage

Two weeks ago I wrote about how music changed my life. I wanted to share with everyone a piece I wrote as part of one of my journalism classes in May of 2011, during my sophomore year of college. —— … Continue reading

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Marathon Training – two months to go

I cannot believe that in less than two months I’ll be hitting the streets of Pittsburgh to do something I have never done before – RUN a MARATHON. I won’t lie, the training part of the race has been absolutely … Continue reading

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In honor of March

March is National Music in our Schools month, and with the Find Your Life Foundation as my charity for the Pittsburgh Marathon, it only seemed fitting that I take some time to explain why this is so important to me. … Continue reading

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