I ran my first oversees marathon in September. It was the Berlin Marathon. While planning for this big running adventure, I had a lot of questions: What is the cheapest way to fly to Europe? How will jet lag affect my marathon performance? How can I make the most of my time in Europe? What… Continue reading How to Plan a Berlin Marathon Vacation
Philadelphia Marathon Review 2018 I ran the Philadelphia Marathon on November 18, 2018. While it was FREEZING, and I sucked pretty bad (more on that later), it was a great experience overall. For this Philadelphia Marathon review, I’ll focus on the things that matter the most to me when considering a marathon: communication, the expo,… Continue reading Philadelphia Marathon Review
Thoughts About Tapering for a MarathonThis is it, less than two weeks to the Philadelphia Marathon! Needless to say, I am excited and nervous about running 26.2 miles. Even though this is my fifth marathon, I don't feel any less nervous than I felt running my first marathon. A lot can happen over the course… Continue reading Taper Madness!
The St. Pete Getaway 5K is this weekend! I've been looking forward to this race, as it will give me a little better understanding of what my race pace for Philly will be. I still have one long run planned for Saturday, and the race is on Sunday. I'm not expecting it to be my… Continue reading Getaway 5K Race Plan
Marathon Lottery Odds Some people play the lottery every week, hoping that this time will be different. I, on the other hand, like to enter marathon lotteries. So far, I have entered the Chicago Marathon lottery (twice), the Marine Corp Marathon lottery, the Big Sur Marathon lottery, the New York City Marathon lottery, the London… Continue reading Marathon Lottery Odds