After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon

Yesterday I ran the most scenic race I’ve ever run! The After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon is held in Minnewaska State Park Preserve, just outside of New Paltz!

It started at 11:00am, which allowed ample time for me to drive down from Albany. The only downside is that it’s usually held on . . . → Read More: After the Leaves Have Fallen Half Marathon

Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Sunday morning Meg and I got up at 5:45. Our plan was to leave the hotel by 6:30 and get on the Metro because both of our races began at 7:55am.

The marathon start was located at the Pentagon metro stop and the 10K start was a bit further at the Smithsonian metro . . . → Read More: Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Race Recap

Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1

Friday afternoon after class I flew to DC with my friend Meg for the Marine Corps Marathon. Meg had originally planned to run the marathon with me as her first (she got in via the lottery) but got injured over the summer and couldn’t run the full marathon, so she opted to run the 10K . . . → Read More: Marine Corps Marathon 2014 Part 1

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!