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    Race day is just ONE WEEK away! Ahhhhh! ONE WEEK. Holy crap. So I mentioned my kick-butt marathon playlist that helped me PR my recent 5K over the weekend, and I wanted to share it with you guys because it really is an awesome running mix. I started making it back in January, so these songs […]



    Hey, hey! I ran a 5K road race with the lovely ladies of KFIT this morning and, surprisingly, I pulled off a PR! Woohoo! It felt pretty awesome, especially 9 days before the marathon. Yayyyyyy! We signed up for the Marshfield St. Patrick’s Day 5K, but because of the ridiculous amount of snow back in March, it was postponed until today. And […]



    Hello, hello! I had the opportunity to go on a “shoppe-ing” spree at Vitamin Shoppe earlier this week and it was quite a lot of fun. I went to the Hingham location in the Shipyard where Will, a Vitamin Shoppe Health Enthusiast, helped me find all of the items on my list and then gave […]


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    Hi, friends! How’s your day going? Here’s another edition of Marathon Talk with Monica! (If you missed the first two, you can read them here and here.) Basically, it’s a round-up of things I have asked her in the past few weeks and her replies. I hope you find them helpful in your current or […]



    Good morning! I’ve received a bunch of questions from readers asking about various parts of my marathon training and quite a few of them were related to recovery, so I wanted to share some of the things that I am doing “behind the scenes.” I truly believe that the combination of these things has kept my body […]



    Woohoo! It’s officially taper time! My wonderful and amazing friend Monica flew out from California to run my last long run with me. (Now that’s a GREAT friend, right!?) I had 20 miles on my training plan (well, technically, 3:00) and we thought it would be fun to do a race together, so we ran the Duxbury […]


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    First things first: Brooks Lobster Launch 2! OMG, THESE SHOES! There are LOBSTERS on them. Lobsters! BOSTON lobsters! I am so in love. Recreated to represent the spirit of the famed race, the Lobster Launch 2 features patterned imagery of the lobster and a blue ocean midsole as an ode to the Atlantic Ocean that banks […]