As long as I live I will never understand how someone could do such a thing. In the not-too-distant past, I called Boston my home for three years.  I lived there in my early twenties while I attended law school. What happened today – in the city I once mocked for being too safe, too […]

Getting Ready for Race Day: 2013 NYC Half Edition

Preparing for a half marathon takes months, but that last week before the race is your time to begin focusing on race day logistics. Here is how I tackled the week leading up to the NYC Half: 6 days to race day, Monday:  I “saved” one of the weekend’s scheduled 6 milers until Monday since I […]

Getting Ready For Race Day: Middle Distance Local Races

On Saturday, I raced my first 15K. I loved the distance.  It was much more challenging than a 10K, but didn’t require nearly as much training and preparation as a half marathon.  I think that I would prepare similarly for a winter 10K as I did in the days leading up to this race, however […]

Race Recap: Ted Corbitt Classic

On Saturday, I ran the Ted Corbitt Classic, a 15K in Central Park. Although I do much of my training in Central Park, the route of this race is different from my usual training route.  In the weeks leading up to the race, I ran several of my training runs on portions of the course; […]