New York City Marathon 2015 Recap: From The #Mile7 Water Station

I have no voice, my whole body is sore, and I’m exhausted. I woke up yesterday with a slight hangover and a major urge to register for the next race I can find. It is officially the week after the New York City Marathon. Of course, I didn’t actually run the race this year. But […]

What Goes Through My Head During A 20-Mile Run

The scene: Saturday, Ali and Brian’s apartment. It is dark outside. 6 AM: My alarm goes off. Apparently I hit snooze. My bad. 6:40 AM: I wake up. I realize I didn’t hit snooze but rather hit “off.” It’s fine. What’s the rush, anyway? 6:45 AM: I realize my stomach hurts. Not Crohnsy hurts, just […]

The Things I’m Doing To Become A Better, Stronger, Faster Runner

I attempted a speedwork session this morning. The plan was to follow an old workout Coach Cane used to give me when I was training for the Hamptons Marathon: 1 mile warm-up 1 mile at 5K pace (or sub-8:00, whatever we’re working with here) .3 mile recovery jog 1 mile at 5K pace .3 mile […]