Last week, my FitBit Semi de Paris half marathon training program required a 10km race. I could not find a local one, but did find a 13.6km race this past Sunday only 15 minutes away. The price was right (9€) along with the location, so I said close enough and signed up. It took me […]Read More 13.6km Race Recap, wait what?!
I’ve read hundreds of articles and blogs on ways to become a faster runner. While most include practical information on performing flexibility exercises, hill repeats, intervals and strides, I’ve come to realize these tips help no one if you’re doing things to negate the process. I have to be the first to admit, I never […]Read More 5 Things to Avoid if You Want to Run Faster
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been selected to be part of #TeamBoa. If you aren’t aware, The Boa System has branched into the running world to combine their innovative technology with top brand shoes to enhance your running experience. Best known in the cycling world with over 16 years experience and used by over […]Read More The Boa System: Fit to go Further
On September 24, 2017 I ran and surpassed my finish expectations for my tenth full marathon by completing the 44th BMW Berlin Marathon in 4:19:58. My marathon “career”, hobby, passion, self torture began in 2006. Here’s a running list (while mind you there have been dozens of half marathons, 10km, mud runs, and fun […]Read More How It Feels to Run My Tenth Marathon (and the 44th BMW Berlin Marathon Review)
After 125 days of preparation, April 3rd, 2016 finally approached and it was my time, amongst 57,000 other runners from across the globe, to trek 26.2 miles along the scenic Paris course. Prior to race day I had my fair share of stresses with an International move, one too many injuries and illnesses, and events […]Read More Paris Marathon 2016 Recap
Needless to say this month has been exhausting. Battling sinuses, rib fractures, and fevers left me feeling depleted and frustrated. The first time ever in my marathon training I thought, “What if I can’t run”? It brought on a whole new level of anxiety and I wanted to get to the bottom of why I […]Read More RE-FOCUS