Why Every Runner Needs to Know About RAS #TheRunnersBrain

I was trying to remain calm, as I always do, while sitting on a taxing airplane headed to a runway for take off. I believe there is a real possibility that the plane will crash on take off or immediately thereafter…or pretty much at any time during the flight. I...

The Rundown – Me Time

I questioned the title of this post for a couple of reasons. First, I don’t really like the term “me time” because it seems to be just another one of those cheesy, made-up, trendy phrases that a lot of people use with little meaning. Second, last...

The Rundown – Right Up Until Race Day

Here is the tricky part with posting a weekly recap on a Monday – when something big happens on Sunday, you need to back it up a week and start from seven days out. Although I am dying to do a full recap on all that was the New York City marathon, this is where...

The Big One – New York City Marathon 2015

When I was a little girl, I had a huge poster of the New York City skyline hanging across my bedroom wall. I loathed my canopy bed (so much so, I once disassembled it and left at the top of my driveway, as trash) as well as the pastel flower wallpaper that surrounded...