Admittedly, my race recaps aren't overwhelmingly interesting. In an effort to keep things short and sweet, I find I leave out some of the juicier parts of the race. For example a key challenge during Reach the Beach Relay was that up until a week and a half before the race, I was only scheduled to complete 10 miles. Not having time to train properly for having to run 17.5 miles was a big, scary … [Read more...] about A Few Things I Didn’t Tell You About RTB Relay
Archives for May 2012
I'm super excited to invite you to the 1st annual lu-athalon at Lululemon Athletica East 66th. Here's the schedule for the day: Spin 3:00-3:45 Run 4:00-4:45 Yoga 5:00-6:00 I hope to see you there! ***UPDATE: RSVP beginning Monday, May 28th! … [Read more...] about You’re Invited: lu-athalon
It's not easy to summarize a relay race composed of 12 runners running 200 miles in 31 hours and 41 minutes. It was a crazy-amazing journey filled with a roller coaster of emotions. Our Team: Team Off Balance sponsored by New Balance Van 1: Sarah of Sarah Fit Patricia of Run Foodie Run Bridget of Yogurt and Berries Gretchen of Honey, I Shrunk the Gretchen! Melissa of Fitness NYC Me Van 2: Anne of … [Read more...] about Reach the Beach Relay: Van 1, Runner #2
Three running outfits for one race can only mean one thing... right now I'm either sitting in a van waiting my turn to run or running one of my three legs as a part of Team Off Balance at the New Balance Reach the Beach Relay. Sitting here writing this at 12:50a.m. on Thursday morning, I'll admit I'm a little nervous for my 17.5 miles. What have I gotten myself into this time? Hopefully, some … [Read more...] about It’s Relay Day!
I broke a race day rule and lived to run a p.r. on a challenging half marathon course. So, maybe the pr was only by a few hundreds of a second, but it still counts! The "big rule" I broke: Don't try anything new on race day. See that water bottle in my hand in the awkward photo above? I hadn't ran with one prior to race day. It was also my first time drinking nuun during a run. Running with … [Read more...] about Breaking Race Day Rules
Last year I had the pleasure of meeting Karen Litzy, MSPT host of the radio show Healthy, Wealthy & Smart. She has generously offered to answer some questions here each month. If you missed the first Q & A check it out here. This month's Q&A is all about shin splints. Q: We've all heard of the shin splints, but what exactly is it? A: Shin splints, also called medial tibial stress … [Read more...] about Runner’s Foe: Shin Splints