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New Year, New Goals?

Let's catch up on a few things. . . . First off, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and the start of your new year has been a good one! I definitely enjoyed the holiday season, but I'm also not sad that the craziness has died down a bit. On New Year's Eve, Craig and I ran the Northern Lights Resolution Run. I ran easy with Craig, so I didn't hurt my hamstring more. Plus, racing in the winter…

NYC Marathon 2018 – Race Recap

I've never really had a bucket list, per se. While there are things I've thought, "That would be cool to do one day," I know the logistics may never work out, so I've never got caught up on making plans to say: see the seven wonders of the world, run a marathon in every state, swim with dolphins, etc. BUT if there was a race that would be on my bucket list, it was definitely the NYC Marathon! The logistics…

Zombie Half Marathon 2018 – Race Recap

For a while I was on the fence about running the Zombie Half Marathon. I've done a half marathon three weeks out from a marathon before, but I wasn't sure I should race-race it and kill myself because as I've aged, I've found that my body takes longer to recover than it used to. Boo! I then thought that I could at least turn the race into a marathon-paced workout for New York in three weeks versus doing a long…