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Taking a Break from Long Run

It's a new year, and I'm doing something I never thought I'd do: take a break from LR. Although I don't have any long distance (over 6 mile) races planned yet for this year, I thought that I would continue with my weekend long runs to maintain endurance. Instead, I am taking a break. I… Continue reading Taking a Break from Long Run

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5 Stages of Runner’s High

I get it. It happens. A fantastic run or race will have all the endorphins flowing. Since it's Marathon Week here in NYC, I thought I'd share 5 common stages of runner's high that I unabashedly experience post-race. Seeing Someone with a Shirt from a Race You Ran and Thinking, "OMG, Me too!" Pooh said… Continue reading 5 Stages of Runner’s High

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Back to Back to Back: How I Raced 3 Consecutive Weekends and Kept My Calm

September is a great racing month for so many reasons! Weather wise, it's cooler than August. Even with shorter days, the sun still rises early enough so you don't have to arrive at bag check in the dark! The seasons are changing, the leaves are falling, and the sun is still shining. When I first… Continue reading Back to Back to Back: How I Raced 3 Consecutive Weekends and Kept My Calm