Tag Archives: Road Race

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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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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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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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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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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Virtual Races

Virtual races have been around for a few years now, and even though I’ve always been weary of ordering a medal online and having it shipped to me, I decided that I would finally give it a go. One of … Continue reading

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