NYC Half Marathon 2016


  Yesterday was the 2016 NYC Half Marathon.  I decided to run it as a training run for Boston which is in 4 weeks.  Training for a marathon has its ups and downs. Sometimes you feel like you are capable of anything and other times you wonder how you will even finish 26.2 miles.  I […]

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3 Great Marathon Predictor Workouts

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Boston is officially only 6 week away! AH!  I recently came across this article on McMillan Running. It names the Fast Finish Long Run, Long Distance Race (i.e. Half Marathon) and Yasso 800s as the 3 key predictors as to what your Marathon pace/time will be.     THE 3 BEST MARATHON PREDICTOR WORKOUTS FAST FINISH […]

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Hyannis Half Marathon


This past Sunday, I ran the Hyannis Half Marathon.  It was a beautiful day for this time of the year in Cape Cod…the temperatures were probably in the mid-40’s and the sun was shining bright.  It was quite windy at times though…I think the winds were around 18-20 MPH.       The cool thing about […]

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Lemon Fettuccine with Seafood


I hope everyone had a lovely Valentine’s Day!   We spent the weekend at the shore and enjoyed every moment!  Life is good.   Friday night we made this delicious pizza with burrata, prosciutto, and basil. It was perfection.     This weekend I went on a 15 mile long run for my training for […]

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Morning Greens Smoothie and The Recovery Run


13 weeks until the Boston Marathon!  I am so excited.  Training is just beginning to pick up and I’m excited for some challenging runs ahead of me.  After a couple of years of sub-par training due to injuries, I am finally ready to challenge myself and work hard during my training for Boston.     […]

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Speedwork Workouts

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  Life has been soooo busy lately! Between work, running The Wood Spoon, teaching cycling classes, training for the Philadelphia Marathon, traveling home or to see Harry almost every weekend (literally), planning the wedding (I feel like I should be stressed about this? Everyone says so.  I don’t feel it. haha. Maybe I will…), & […]

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The Importance of Recovery

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Recently, I have done A LOT of races (for me, anyway).     2/22/15: Central Park Marathon (that got canceled at the start line…more on that later..I ran it anyway) 3/15/15: NYC Half Marathon 4/26/15: NJ Marathon 5/3/15: Broad Street Run (10 miles) 5/16/16: Brooklyn Half Marathon   Phew, that gets me tired just looking […]

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