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A Mile is a Mile

Last weekend I ran a Halloween themed 10k in the pouring rain. Despite the cold and the wet, the turn out for the race was rather impressive. Everyone was dressed up in costumes and ready to get their weekend running in. Themed races are always an interesting experience because they attract a unique crowd. There… Continue reading A Mile is a Mile

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Post Race Review: Brooklyn Marathon

Only a few days post race and I am already recovering very nicely. But I am still so excited about my 22 minute PR! It has been a while since I last ran a marathon, so there was definitely room for my training to improve and result in a faster time. I’m going to break… Continue reading Post Race Review: Brooklyn Marathon

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An Open Letter for Mollie Tibbetts

This post is going to be a little bit different than what I normally write, but Mollie’s story hit so close to home, that I felt that it was only right to write about it. I didn’t know Mollie. We live in different parts of the country, in different states, do different things, and went… Continue reading An Open Letter for Mollie Tibbetts

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Sometime You Just Gotta Run

Yes, running is great. I think I’ve already established that I think running is pretty awesome. But not every run is  just for the fun of it. Some runs aren’t for fun, aren’t for training, aren’t for physical health. Some runs juast aren’t for any  of those things. Sometimes I have to go for a… Continue reading Sometime You Just Gotta Run

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Training for a Marathon: The Workplace Edition

It's not easy. Balancing a full time job, a social life (well kinda social), being an "adult", and also training for a marathon. It's a lot of work just finding the hours to fit in training runs, speed work, and don't get me started on long runs. Distance running is a time consuming sport and… Continue reading Training for a Marathon: The Workplace Edition

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My Fitness Journey

Hi Everybody! A part of getting to know me is learning about how I stay fit and how fitness is such a big part of my life. I'm a long distance runner, but my fitness journey started long before I started running marathons. To better explain this I'm going to go in chronological order: High… Continue reading My Fitness Journey