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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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Inspiration – Jeff Bauman

I was bummed to find out that I would miss the Runner’s World Classic in North Andover, Mass., since it’s almost in my backyard. But I was even more upset to hear that I had missed their “celebrity mile.” Now, … 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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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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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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The great shoe quest – Part 2

In the first part of this quest, I did some preliminary research on shoes, and narrowed all of the options down to three. Then, I set out to find the shoes and try them on my feet. At this point … Continue reading

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Brave

Sometimes a song is written that just speak to you. This happened to me a few years ago when Josh Groban release “Brave.” Every time I hear this song it transports me back to a time in my life where … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Milestone Pod

For some Pittsburgh Marathon runners, an extra piece of gear will accompany them during their training leading up to May 1, 2016. I am lucky enough to be included in that group. This little thing is called a Milestone Pod, … Continue reading

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