Tag Archives: racing

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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Race Recap – Cigna 5k 2016

I’m a little late with this recap, but a few things (like a much-needed vacation) happened right after the race. The Cigna 5k took place August 11, at 6:40 in the evening. Now, in New England, the weather was 93 degrees … Continue reading

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Pro Compression Socks – Review

I’ve been saying since my Marathon debut that I needed to get some more compression socks. In fact, I almost bought a pair at the marathon expo in Pittsburgh. But they are so darn expensive! Since I talk about running … Continue reading

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10 things every runner should do

When you first start out running, there’s a whole new world of adventures ahead of you, but over time it can be hard to get acclimated to the new lifestyle. Based on my own experiences, I have put together a … 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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The runner’s walk

If you’ve ever done a long run on a Sunday, you know exactly what I’m talking about. The Runner’s Walk is that weird waddle you do on the way into work and every dreaded time you have to get up from … 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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The Marathon, according to Robin Williams

I’m a huge lover of all things Robin Williams, so coming across this short clip from one of his comedy routines instantly had me hooked. He hits the nail right on the head with the runner’s high, which is totally a … 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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