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It’s marathon season

As summer approaches, and many of us hit the pavement to train for a longer-distance race, I figured it was a good time to circle this beautiful comic back around. I have a deep love for the Oatmeal, and I … 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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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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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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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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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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