• Marathon Training

    Top 13 in 2013: March

    March 30, 2013

    11 Workouts That Multitask Too

    Where the heck did March go? Holy moly, it flew by! Here are my favorite posts from the month! 11 Workouts That Multitask, Too! Do you have a lot going on? Is your To Do list a mile long? Don’t think you have enough time to work out? You might think your schedule is too […]



    Ok, my post title is a little misleading. I’ve only run two marathons, so I don’t have a ton of expertise in this area, but I can tell you what I’ve learned from training and completing those two marathons. Here are some lessons I learned about myself from running marathons: I love running, but not […]



    Another interesting presentation that I heard at the Dole Healthy Lifestyles Blogger Summit last week was given by Dr. David Nieman, Director of Human Performance Labs at Appalachian State University, about Immunonutrition Support for Athletes. Immunonutrition? Say what?!? Dr. Nieman’s presentation was very research-heavy and somewhat over my head, but his findings with regard to […]


    New York City Marathon Recap

    November 8, 2011

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    Sit back and relax. This post is going to be a long one. Mal and I eventually made it to New York City around 2:30 on Saturday afternoon. We quickly checked into our hotel room and then jumped in a cab to the marathon expo. The expo was crazy and overwhelming (as expected), so I […]


    I Run Because I Can

    November 5, 2011


    Three weeks ago, I waited in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park with about 200 other runners to start our 20-mile training run into Manhattan, which, for me, was the longest of my preparations for the New York City Marathon. As I stood with the 10-minute pace group, listening to our final instructions, one of the volunteers said […]


    Last week, Runner’s World offered me the opportunity to do special Q & A on my blog with one of their editors on a topic of my choice. With the New York City Marathon right around the corner (in just 8 days!), I jumped at the chance to ask some questions about what to do the week before […]


    Getting Psyched for NYCM

    October 26, 2011


    The New York City Marathon is just 10 days away. Yikes! Obviously, I’m freaking the f out nervous, but I’m also getting really excited for it. From what I hear, it’s not just a marathon; it’s an experience. Last night, I started a new book called The Long Run by Matt Long, a New York City […]