Part 1: The Beginning of the End

At last, the New York City Marathon has come and gone. The last month has been crazy with training (and not training- more on that) so I will begin at the beginning of the end. Staten Island.  October 12, 2014. The plan was to complete my last long run in combination with running the Staten Island...

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The Weekend to Nowhere

Shotblocked! Run Attempt #1 Last Saturday I brought myself back to the gym with the goal of running 12 miles. I have been unusually and incredibly busy the last two weeks, between work/internship/and grand jury duty with a dash of sickness/visiting family/ and theater tickets. But since I had a...

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Fred Lebow Manhattan Half- Race Recap

Today was my first race of 2014! And with sub-20 degree temps and 13.1 miles to tackle it was quite a day! The Fred Lebow Manhattan Half is the first of six races in the New York Road Runner’s Borough Series (5 Borough’s + the NYC Half), and dedicated to the founder of the New York...

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My First Half Marathon!

A little over a week ago, I was finally about to run my first Half Marathon, ever; it would be the Memorial Sloan-Kettering’s Fred’s Team Presents Grete’s Great Gallop , in Central Park. Just one week before I had finished the Bronx Ten Mile and the two weeks before that I had...

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