And just like that, marathon number 4 is complete! Buckle up and get ready for a lengthy post to recap this roller coaster of a race and weekend 🙂 Day before race day: travel + site seeing Friday started off with a road trip to Newport, Rhode Island. 4 hours, a few Kelly Roberts podcasts, and approximately… Continue reading Newport marathon race weekend and recap
My heart is so full. This race was exactly the race I needed for that mid-marathon cycle inspiration. Final time: 1 hr 57 min 37 sec – A NEW PR!!! (previously 1:58.33 from 1.5 years ago). My expectations for this race were somewhat scattered beforehand. It’s the halfway point in my marathon training cycle, so I… Continue reading Central park half marathon race recap – new PR!!
This season of fall running all led up to this one race – the NYCRuns Falling Leaves Half Marathon in Flushing Meadows Corona Park! Overall, it was an AWESOME time, and I’m super happy with the race! Day Before Carbo-loading started early. I bought a huge plate of pasta at Harry’s Italian at work –… Continue reading Falling Leaves Half Marathon race recap
This was hands down one of the funnest races I’ve ever done! I don’t have my official time yet, but I came in around 4 hours. It’s crazy that this race took almost as long as a marathon, but I definitely felt easier on my body (not to say it wasn’t still super painful!). Day… Continue reading Jersey City Triathlon Race Recap
This past Sunday, I swam for the first time in open water! It was the experience of a lifetime. Everything from being surrounded by beauty, the friendly staff, and an amazing race myself…I am completely hooked on open water swimming 🙂 The morning started at 5am. I set my alarm EXTRA early to be able to take the subway…but… Continue reading Coney Island Open Water 2-Miler Race Recap – 3rd Overall Female!!
Earlier this week, the sweet lifeguard I’ve befriended let me know that a spot opened in the indoor triathlon the Y was hosting this weekend – I immediately jumped at the opp. What a fantastic way to test out bike/swim/run-ing all at once in an organized manner, without breaking my wallet (the event was FREE!). The morning started at… Continue reading LIC YMCA Indoor Triathlon race recap