What to do in Singapore from One Runners Perspective. A weekly series of daily itineraries : Day 1

I’ve been anticipating, since my return back from Singapore, to give you all the delicious details of my 10 day South East Asian tour. You can all now release your breath, find a cozy place to take a few minutes to read on about this one delighted, runners perspective on things to do and places […]

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Work Hard, Play Hard

Hello All! I’m back! Last you heard from me I ran the Berlin Marathon at the end of September. It’s now November. I took October off from the blog, and for good reason, as I was resting, recovering, and then partying along the east coast of the USA.   After Berlin my father, who came […]

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Tips for Hot Race Weather

I’m running the ING Night Half Marathon this upcoming weekend. And here’s the forecast… Dang it, that’s hot. (That’s 30C btw.) If you remember, I prefer winter or cold weather training over heat. And not so lucky for me, this will be the hottest I’ve experienced come a race day.  So I’ve scoured the internet to […]

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Running versus Life

The past two weeks have been a whirlwind and that’s not the best plan of action while training for a marathon. For Christmas, I traveled back to the US to Boston. I was able to get 3 runs in and a strength training workout. In the meantime, I focused more time and energy seeing friends […]

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Achilles, what a pain in the heel

I’ve got 11 days until my next half marathon. This past weekend I went for an 11 mile run. Exactly half way through, I started getting right calf tightness. I stretched, I continued to run and this process happened probably every half mile for the remaining 5.5 miles. As I continued the discomfort intensified. I […]

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