Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower

One of my favorite days to hike is Columbus Day! I get the day off from work and school and it’s a day to go outside and play because it’s my favorite time of the year–FALL! Because I ran a half marathon on Sunday, I didn’t want to do a very strenuous hike, so I . . . → Read More: Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower

Mohawk Hudson Half Marathon 2014

Sunday was the Mohawk Hudson Half Marathon! This was my first half marathon back in 2010, and I like running it when I can because it does hold a special place in my life!

This year it was Heather‘s first half marathon! I offered to pace her and Alicia during the race.

I . . . → Read More: Mohawk Hudson Half Marathon 2014

On Marathon Training – Time to Taper!

Sunday marks two weeks until the big day–Marathon Day! Last weekend I ran my longest run of marathon training, my second 20-miler! I decided to run two 20s this time, just because I felt like it would prepare my legs a little bit better. Both of them went well, and I managed to stay at . . . → Read More: On Marathon Training – Time to Taper!

Ragnar Relay Adirondacks 2014

This past weekend was my third Ragnar Relay Adirondacks! Ragnar Relay is a 200 mile relay race from Saratoga, NY to Lake Placid, NY. My team had two vans, 6 runners per van. This year I was in Van 2 after two years of being in Van 1. I got to see what the course . . . → Read More: Ragnar Relay Adirondacks 2014

Trail Running

One of my favorite places to be is on the trails. Obviously! Last night I ran at a new-to-me trail at the Pine Bush Preserve Madison Avenue Barrens. The thing I like about the trails here is that they are wide and not too technical (less chance of falling)!

There is also a variety . . . → Read More: Trail Running