Races

California International Marathon race recap

This marathon was unlike any other for me. As I’m sitting down and writing out the details, it’s a bit hard this time to recall the race since it all just kind of flew by. I usually have a dramatic story to tell, complete with overcoming “hitting the wall” and learning approximately 15 life lesson… Continue reading California International Marathon race recap

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Newport Marathon race weekend and recap

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

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Central Park Half Marathon race recap – new PR!!

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!!

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Falling Leaves Half Marathon race recap

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